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Curriculum

Through the teachings of theory and practice, Our Master of Architecture students learn important skills for leading and growing in the architecture field such as: writing and visual communication building systems, materials and methods, and the environmental concerns affecting the architectural space. The Master of Architecture degree delivered online consists of 36 semester credit hours and can be completed in as little as 15 months.

Core Courses (15 credits):
ARC 5013 – Research Methods
ARC 5423 – Ecological Issues
ARC 5643 – Design Theory
ARC 5913 – Professional Practice
ARC 5922 – Professional Practice 2
ARC 5623 – Current Issues
Design Studio (or Thesis Courses) (13 credits):
ACR 5804 – Critical Practice Studio*
ARC 5814 – Advanced Design Studio 1 OR ARC 6514 – Thesis 1
ARC 5824 – Advanced Design Studio 2 OR ARC 6524 – Thesis 2
ARC 6833 – Practice Portfolio
Online Electives (choose a minimum of 6 credits in ARC and 3 credits non-ARC):
ARC 5952 – Construction Management
ARC 5962 – Law for Architects
ARC 6912 – Practice Management
ARC 5942 – Project Management
HRM 6023 – Human Resource Management
MGT 6013 – Leadership and Leadership Development
MIS 6013 – Information Systems and the Enterprise
EME 6403 – Quality Control
EME 6713 – Technology Management

*Critical Practice Studio is not available online. This summer semester course is completed on campus over 5 weekends including a field trip, which is flexible and highly comparable to other elite online architecture degree programs. Please discuss your options with an Admissions Counselor.