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Curriculum

Students specializing in Architectural Technology develop an understanding of the fundamentals of building design and construction. Students study sustainable mechanical and electrical systems, structures, building site design, and construction documentation and detailing. In addition, students may explore other subjects through architectural technology electives.

  • Course Sequence
  • Major Courses
  • Concentration Courses

Semester 1

  • FND1006 City Lab
  • FND1003 Foundation Studio 1
  • FND1005 Design Representation
  • FND1001 Critical Reading and Research 1

Semester 2

  • FND1004 Foundation Studio 2
  • FND2002 Sustainable Material Assemblies
  • FND2001 Making and Modeling
  • FND1002 Critical Reading and Research 2
  • FND2003 Community Practice
  • PRV0001 Portfolio Review

Semester 3

Major

  • APL1000  Introduction to Practicum
  • DME2001 Observation and Imagination Drawing and Illustration Graphics
  • TSM2001 Sustainable Systems 1
  • SSH1012 Social and Political Theory
  • MNS1001 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • HTC2001 History of Architecture and Design 1

Concentration

  • APL1000  Introduction to Practicum
  • DME2001 Observation and Imagination Drawing and Illustration Graphics
  • Design History Methods Seminar
  • SSH1012 Social and Political Theory
  • MNS1001 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • HTC2001 History of Architecture and Design 1

Semester 4

Major

  • Geometric Modeling and Visualization Imaging Elective
  • TSM2004 Structural Systems 1
  • TSM2002 Sustainable Systems 2
  • HTC2002 History of Architecture and Design 2
  • MNS1002 Physics

Concentration

  • Geometric Modeling and Visualization Imaging Elective
  • TSM2004 Structural Systems 1
  • Open Elective
  • HTC2002 History of Architecture and Design 2
  • MNS1002 Physics

Summer

Major

  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences Elective

Concentration

  • Mathematics and Natural Sciences Elective

Semester 5

Major

  • TSM2003 Sitework
  • TSM2005 Structural Systems 2
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 
  • SSH1002 History and Modernity: Special Topics
  • HTC2003 Contemporary Architecture

Concentration

  • TSM2003 Sitework
  • Open Elective
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 
  • SSH1002 History and Modernity: Special Topics
  • HTC2003 Contemporary Architecture

Semester 6

Major

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • TSM2006 Detailing and Construction Documentation
  • Advised Architectural Technology Elective
  • Arts Elective
  • SSH1099 Independent Study Seminar
  • PRV0002 Portfolio Review 2

Concentration

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • TSM2006 Detailing and Construction Documentation
  • Open Elective
  • Arts Elective
  • SSH1099 Independent Study Seminar
  • PRV0002 Portfolio Review 2

Summer

Major

  • Open Elective

Concentration

  • Open Elective

Semester 7

Major

  • Advised Architectural Technology Elective
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 
  • SSH1101 Design Studies Research Seminar
  • Social Science and Humanities Elective
  • Open Elective

Concentration

  • Open Elective
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 
  • SSH1101 Design Studies Research Seminar
  • Social Science and Humanities Elective
  • Open Elective

Semester 8

Major

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project
  • Open Elective
  • Open Elective

Concentration

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project
  • Open Elective
  • Open Elective

Semester 3

  • TSM2001 Sustainable Systems 1

Semester 4

  • TSM2004 Structural Systems 1
  • TSM2002 Sustainable Systems 2

Semester 5

  • TSM2003 Sitework
  • TSM2005 Structural Systems 2
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum

Semester 6

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • TSM2006 Detailing and Construction Documents
  • Advised Architectural Technology Elective

Semester 7

  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 
  • SSH1101 Design Studies Research Seminar
  • Advised Architectural Technology Elective

Semester 8

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project

Semester 3

  • TSM2001 Sustainable Systems 1

Semester 4

  • TSM2004 Structural Systems 1

Semester 5

  • TSM2003 Sitework
  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum

Semester 6

  • DST1001 Design Studies Advanced Studio
  • TSM2006 Detailing and Construction Documents

Semester 7

  • APL1002 Design Studies Practicum 
  • SSH1101 Design Studies Research Seminar

Semester 8

  • DST1002 Design Studies Degree Project