BA in Architecture Curriculum

Architecture Curriculum: First Year
(32 Credit hours)
Fall Semester
(16 credit hours)
Spring Semester
(16 credit hours)
ARC 101 Studio I (5) ARC 102 Studio II (5)
ARC 113 Graphic Media (2) ARC 114 Graphic Media II (2)
Miami Plan Foundation (3) Miami Plan Foundation (3)
Miami Plan Foundation (3) Miami Plan Foundation (3)
Miami Plan Foundation (3) Miami Plan Foundation (3)
Architecture Curriculum: Second Year
(32 Credit hours)
Fall Semester
(16 credit hours)
Spring Semester
(16 credit hours)
ARC 201 Studio III (5) ARC 202 Studio IV (5)
ARC 213 Graphic Media III (2) ARC 214 Graphic Media IV (2)
ARC 212 Env. Systems I (3) ARC 211 Landscape/Urban Design (3)
ARC 221 Arch. History (3) ARC 222 Arch. History II (3)
Miami Plan Foundation (3) Miami Plan Thematic Sequence (3)
Architecture Curriculum: Third Year
(32 Credit hours)
Fall Semester
(17 credit hours)
Spring Semester
(15 credit hours)
ARC 301 Studio V (6) ARC 302 Studio VI (6)
Architectural Elective (3) Architectural Elective (3)
Architectural Elective (2) Architectural Elective (3)
Miami Plan Thematic Sequence (3) Miami Plan Thematic Sequence (3)
Miami Plan Foundation (3)
Architecture Curriculum: Fourth Year
(32 Credit hours)
Fall Semester
(17 credit hours)
Spring Semester
(15 credit hours)
ARC 401 Studio VII (6) ARC 402 Studio VIII (6)
Architectural Elective (3) Architectural Elective (3)
Architectural Elective (3) Architectural Elective (3)
Miami Plan Foundation (3) General Elective (3)
General Elective (2)


Total number of 128 credit hours required for graduation.

  • The upper division studio sequence may be accelerated by taking a maximum of (1) pre-approved 6 credit hour summer
    studio. All upper division studios are offered as Miami Plan capstones
  • Required architectural electives must be met by a minimum of:
    9 credit hours History/Theory
    12 credit hours Environmental Systems
    2 credit hours Communication Process
  • ARC 410 Statics, ARC 417 Materials, and ARC 418 Construction Methods are recommended for students intending to pursue a Master of Architecture (see advisor).