Architectural Studies (Minor)

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The architectural studies minor is available to nonarchitecture majors interested in this field.

The courses are designed to provide an overview of architecture throughout history while focusing on architectural design, with the intention of exploring the process of architectural thinking.

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Architectural Studies (Minor)

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


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Application requirements


There are no milestone requirements for a minor in architectural studies.

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours (to include 12 credit hours of upper-division coursework) are required for the minor. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00) is required in all classes for the minor.
A minimum GPA of 2.50 in minor courses is required to earn the minor in architectural studies.
Lower Division Options -- 6 credit hours
Upper Division Options -- 12 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.