Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin 
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture MArch (5 1/2 Year Track)

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The professional degree program consists of a pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Architecture and then a Master of Architecture. When earned sequentially, the degree track results in the accredited professional education. 


A minimum of 14 credits of architecture electives at the graduate level. Elective must be selected from ARCH, BSCM and INT courses. Selection of electives outside of school offerings requires the approval of the school faculty.

Maintaining Academic Standing

  • No grade lower than C (2.00) in any course in the graduate portion of the program.
  • 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.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to receive the Master of Architecture.

Admission Requirements

Application Process

In addition to meeting the General Minimum Admission Requirements for graduate degree programs, the following School requirements apply to the graduate phase of this program.

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree—BSA: Architecture.
  • Successful completion of all undergraduate coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).  The GRE must be taken AND scores reported prior to beginning the M.Arch. year.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, students should be able to:

  • Build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on the study and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental contexts.
  • Use a diverse range of skills to think about and convey architectural ideas, including writing, investigating, speaking, drawing, and modeling.
  • Comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems, and materials, and be able to apply that comprehension to architectural solutions.
  • Synthesize a wide range of variables into an integrated design solution.
  • Understand business principles for the practice of architecture, including management, advocacy, and the need to act legally, ethically, and critically for the good of the client, society, and the public.

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