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Architectural Design + Humanistic Studies

Total Credits for the BFA in Architectural Design + Humanistic Studies: 132
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
Critical Inquiry HMST 101
3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 30

Humanistic Studies Major Degree Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Sophomore Humanistic Studies Seminar HMST 220 3
Major Topic Seminars * 15
Senior Thesis I HMST 480 3
Senior Thesis II HMST 490 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Humanistic Studies Electives **
12
Art History Elective
9
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
48

Requirements for the Major in Architectural Design

Course Title Course # 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 12
Total Credits for the Architectural Design Requirement 54

* Menu of approved seminar courses is currently under development, and is subject to change each academic year.

** Includes courses with the CWRT, FLMM, HIST, HMST, IHST, LIT, NSCI, PERF, PHIL, RELG and SSCI prefixes.