Undergraduate Majors

Architectural Design Curriculum

Total credits required for a BFA in Architectural Design: 120.0

If a Studio and Humanistic Studies major, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.0.

The below degree plan is for the 2019-20 academic year.


 

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
World Architecture AH 250 3.0
Modern Architecture & Urbanism AH 376 3.0
Contemporary Architectural Criticism (fulfills Theory Requirement) AH 379-TH 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Scientific Readings: Physics (fulfills Science/Math Requirement) NSCI 201E 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Architectural design Major Requirements
Integrated 3D Design AD 200 3.0
Methods AD 201 3.0
Structures AD 205 3.0
Interior and Exterior AD 210 3.0
Digital Drawing AD 211 3.0
Architectural Lab I AD 300 3.0
Materials and Fabrication AD 301 3.0
Architectural Lab II AD 310 3.0
Building Technology AD 311 3.0
Architectural Lab  III AD 400 3.0
Advanced Drawing AD 401 3.0
Architectural Lab IV: Thesis AD 410 3.0
Professional Development AD 411 3.0
Studio Electives   15.0

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

The Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217