Aug 19, 2018  

Architecture MArch (3 1/2 Year Track)

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Program Description

The 3½-year professional degree program is designed for students who have previously earned an undergraduate degree in an unrelated area of study. Under this program, the student spends the first 2½ years completing undergraduate prerequisite architectural core courses. The final year is similar to the final year of the Master of Architecture 5½-year degree which results in the accredited professional degree. Please see the Academic Calendar  for application deadlines.

Total Credits - 102

Degree Core - 88

Program Electives - 14

Elective must be selected from ARCH, BSCM and INT courses.

Maintaining Academic Standing

  1. No grade lower than C (2.00) in any course in the graduate portion of the program.
  2. A student whose cumulative graduate GPA falls below 3.0 in any given term is placed on academic probation. A student is normally disqualified if they do not increase their graduate GPA to 3.0 during the academic term of probation.
  3. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to receive the Master of Architecture degree.

Admission Requirements

Application must be made online to the School of Graduate Studies & Research. In addition to meeting the application requirements of the School of Graduate Studies & Research, applicants should:

  1. Hold an undergraduate degree;
  2. Have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0;
  3. Submit an online application.
  4. Submit a portfolio of work (this work need not be architectural in nature, it may include writing samples, drawings, photography, etc.) Original work will not be accepted.
  5. The following prerequisite courses may be required at the discretion of the Admissions Committee:
    1. ARCH 126 - Drawing and Graphics Studio  
    2. ART 104 - Drawing I  
    3. MATH 168 - Precalculus  
    4. PHYS 141 - General Physics I   

Upon acceptance, graduate standards of scholarship apply to all coursework.

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