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2012-2013 General Catalog 
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture, M.Arch

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The school offers graduate studies to students with degrees in other fields or to students with pre-professional degrees in architecture who wish to pursue a professional career in architecture (professional course of study. All options lead to the Master of Architecture (MArch) degree. This professional degree program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

The degree is a non-thesis degree requiring a comprehensive design project. 36 hours of credit at the graduate level must be earned including a maximum of six hours of credit for the comprehensive design project. The curricular requirements include:

  • At least 36 hours at the 7000 level or above, exclusive of any type of independent studies credit except for special project credit earned.
  • A core requirement of 48 credit hours comprised of NAAB required professional architecture courses. Credit is given for students with a pre-professional architecture on a case-by-case basis that is decided by the School of Architecture Graduate Coordinator in consultation with the faculty.

The student must pass a final exam consisting of an oral presentation and defense of the comprehensive design project before their examining committee.

MARCH III: Three-year course of study for students with Bachelor Degrees in major other than architecture
MARCH II: Two-year course of study for students with a non-professional Bachelor Degree in architecture

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