2023-2024 Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture Minor

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The Minor in Architecture is designed to provide the non-architecture major with an appreciation of design, architectural history, urban planning and design, community outreach as it relates to architectural and landscape design projects in underserved communities, and elective technical skills in CAD.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of the historic development of architecture and cities and an overview of theories, analysis and criticisms related to historical buildings, landscapes, and cities
  • Develop an understanding of modes of architectural observation, analysis and representation of the built environment, spatial and formal expression, and the role of society and culture in the process of architectural design
  • Explain the importance of using architectural skills to work with diverse communities both locally and internationally to create positive social change in the built environment
  • Articulate the various factors that affect the relationship of ecology and environment to cities and buildings
  • Acquire the concepts of structure and materials in the design and construction of buildings, and methods of civil and structural engineering

Minor Requirements (20 units)

Students require a minimum GPA of “C” (2.0) to be awarded a Minor, which is then reflected in their transcripts.

Optional Elective

The 1-unit Art + Architecture lecture series does not count towards program requirements.

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