Minor in Architecture

The Minor in Architecture provides students with a focused introduction to the profession in one of three general areas; History/Theory, Environmental Technology or Structures. The Minor in Architecture requires a minimum of 15 hours, including:

  • A minimum of 9 credits must be completed in 3000 and 4000 level course work
  • A maximum of 6 credits in ARCH 2211, ARCH 2111, ARCH 2311 may be applied to this requirement.
  • Architecture upper division free electives are limited to 3 credits
  • All courses must be passed with a "C" grade or higher.

Students seeking the minor in architecture should consult the Minor course flow chart for prerequisite requirements.

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Required Courses (choose 12 credit hours)

  • ARCH 2111 : Architecture Culture I: Early Civilizations & Medieval
  • ARCH 3112 : Architecture Culture II - The Renaissance through 1850
  • ARCH 3113 : Architecture Culture III - 1850 through 1945
  • ARCH 4114 : Architecture Cultures IV: 1945-Current
  • ARCH 2311 : Environmental Tech I -Systems Selection and Materials
  • ARCH 3313 : Environmental Technology II: Human Comfort and Building Systems
  • ARCH 3314 : Environmental Technology III: Lighting, Electrical and Acoustics
  • ARCH 2211 : Architecture Structures I - Introduction to Structures
  • ARCH 3211 : Architecture Structures II: Concrete and Lateral Loads
  • ARCH 3212 : Architecture Structures III: Steel and Wood
  • ARCH 4116 : Urban Planning and Design Theory

Free Electives (choose 3 credit hours)

  • Choose any ARCH 4490 SpTp courses

Students should note that several of the above listed courses possess prerequisites. No substitutions from the above list are allowed. Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and a complete list of the University’s minor requirements.