Architectural Studies Minor
for the Minor in Architectural Studies
overview of college admissions & requirements: Fine & Applied Arts
college website: https://faa.illinois.edu/
The minor in Architectural Studies allows non-architecture undergraduate students to gain an overview of architecture by taking a series of required courses in architecture. This is the only undergraduate minor offered by the School of Architecture.
The architecture minor requires the successful completion of a minimum of 20 hours of architecture courses. Students entering the program with advanced credit for required courses must take courses from the Additional Courses list to attain the total hours needed for completion of the minor. All students in the minor must have at least 6 hours of 300- or 400-level courses.
|ARCH 171||Concepts and Theories of Architectural Design||3|
|ARCH 172||Drawing and Modeling||3|
|ARCH 210||Introduction to the History of World Architecture||3|
|ARCH 231||Anatomy of Buildings||4|
|Select two of the following:||6-8|
|Environment Tech HVAC|
|Environment Tech Ltg & Acoust|
|Statics & Dynamics|
|Mech of Mat & Design Appl|
|Islamic Gardens & Architecture|
|History of World Landscapes|
|Intro to Hist of Arch Theory|
|Spec Topics in Arch History|
|Rome: The Eternal City|
|Ancient Egyptian & Greek Arch|
|Ancient Roman Architecture|
|Baroque & Rococo Arch|
|Neoclass & Nineteen Cent Arch|
|Modern American Architecture|
|Hist of the Urban Environment|
Students must comply with the prerequisite requirements of courses to be taken under this program. Some of these requirements may be satisfied while in the program.
Admission to the minor will be processed by the School of Architecture Undergraduate Programs Office. Students may enter the Minor in Architectural Studies from sophomore year until such time that allows the completion of the minor before graduating in their major area of study.
Advising of students in the minor will be conducted by the advisors in the Undergraduate Programs Office of the School of Architecture.
Certification of Successful Completion
The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs in the College of Fine and Applied Arts (FAA) will certify successful completion of the minor.
Students must declare their intentions and be admitted to the program to pursue the Minor in Architectural Studies.