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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Apr 15, 2021
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Architecture-Design Minor

The Architecture-Design minor consists of 18 credits, distributed as follows.

Requirements for the minor

The minor in Architecture - Design provides an option for students majoring in fields such as Civil Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, Studio Arts, Urban Studies and for whom course work in architectural design and history will provide additional breadth in their studies of the built environment. The minor requires that students complete 18 credits, 12 of which are studio-based design courses and six of which will provide historical and theoretical background for thinking about architecture and the built environment.

Foundational course in architecture

Two courses in architectural design

Students must earn a letter grade of C or higher in HAA 1913 HAA 1913 - FOUNDATIONS STUDIO 1  to enroll in HAA 1916 HAA 1916 - ARCHITECTURE DESIGN STUDIO 1 .

Two co-requisites

HAA 1912 HAA 1912 - ARCHITECTURE AND DIGITAL MEDIA 1  may be waived for students who have taken a course in AutoCAD in high school or the equivalent course in the Department of Civil Engineering in the Swanson School of Engineering - CEE 0109 CEE 0109 - COMPUTER METH IN CIVIL ENGRG 1 .

SA 0130 SA 0130 - DRAWING STUDIO 1  may be waived for students who have taken art courses in high school.

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