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Architectural Design Curriculum (2013-14)

Total Credits for the BFA in Architectural Design: 126 (132 if an integrated degree with Humanistic Studies is selected)
The below degree plan is for the 2013-2014 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 24

Humanistic Studies and Art History Core Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Critical Inquiry LA 101 3
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level) 6
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above) 6
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
42

Requirements for the Major in Architectural Design

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Introduction to 3D Design AD 200 3
Fabrication Methods AD 201 1.5
Design Drawing AD 202 1.5
Interior and Exterior: Spatial Design Basics AD 210 3
2D Digital Drawing: Drawing with CAD AD 211 1.5
Body, Material and Form: Material Design Basics AD 220 3
Architectural Lab I AD 300 4.5
Building Technology I AD 301 1.5
Digital Drawing: Building 3D Form on Computer AD 302 1.5
Architectural Lab II AD 310 4.5
Building Technology II AD 311 1.5
Architectural Lab III AD 400 6
Theories and Concepts of Architectural Drawing AD 401 1.5
Architectural Lab IV: Thesis AD 410 6
Professional Development AD 411 1.5
Studio Electives various 18
Total Credits for the Architectural Design Requirement 60