Architecture

M.Arch.

  • 6-year professional degree
  • Courses in professional practice, environmental law, management, policy, and business

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This 6-year professional degree pairs the B.E.D.A. program with two years of graduate study. It includes courses in a selected interest area, a thesis project, and LEED accreditation.

Professional electives, along with courses in architectural theory, will enable you to expand your knowledge in a selected interest area. The M.Arch. degree includes a thesis project -- an extensively researched investigation of a particular design topic.

Courses in professional practice, environmental law, management, policy, and business provide an additional understanding of the expanding professional contexts in which architects practice. Like the B.Arch. program, the M.Arch degree requires LEED accreditation.

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James Eckler
Director, Architecture Studies

Rob Petrie
Visiting Professor of Practice

Gabriel Fuentes
Assistant Professor

Kate Ann O'Connor
Assistant Professor, Architecture
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Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official, sealed transcripts
  • Two or three letters of recommendation

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Course of Study (Typical)

Year 1

Summer

IARC 513 Thesis Research
3
IARC 514 Issues in Contemporary Interior Architecture
3
  Total 6

Fall

IARC 510 Design Thesis I 6
IARC 512 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
3
IARC 516 Visual Culture and the Built Environment
3
IARC 599A Principles of Adaptive Reuse
3
  Total 15

Spring

IARC 520 Design Thesis II 6
IARC 522 Detailing Interior Architecture
3
IARC 525 Thesis Documentation
3
IARC 5XX Program Elective
3
  Total 15