2017-18 Degree Plan

Architecture (Design Studies Concentration), BAA

School of Architecture and Planning: Department of School of Architecture and Planning
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 111: Introduction to Architectural Graphics 3 C
ARCH 121: Introduction to Architecture 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Physical and Natural Sciences Core Course (With Laboratory) 4 C
Math Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 109: Design Fundamentals 3 C
Social and Behavorial Science Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
ARCH 133: Physics and Math for Designers 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 201: Architectural Design I 5 C
ARCH 472: Topics in Design Visualization [Topics in Architectural Visualization] 1 C
ARCH 223: World Architecture I: History of the Built Environment From Prehistory to 1400 CE 3 C
ARCH 233: Sustainability I 3 C
Physical and Natural Sciences Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 202: Architectural Design II 5 C
ARCH 472: Topics in Design Visualization [Topics in Architectural Visualization] 1 C
ARCH 224: World Architecture II: History of the Built Environment From 1400 CE to the Present 3 C
ARCH 251: Design Thinking [Research and Design] 3 C
Social and Behavorial Science Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 76 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 301: Architectural Design III [Design Studio III] 5 C
ARCH 472: Topics in Design Visualization [Topics in Architectural Visualization] 1 C
ARCH 332: Architectural Structures I [Structures I] 3 C
Elective 3 C
Writing and Speaking Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 90 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 302: Architectural Design IV [Design Studio IV] 5 C
ARCH 323: Architecture and Context 3 C
ARCH 324: Architectural Theory 3 C
Elective (Digital Media Course Recommended) 3 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 105 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Design Electives or Architectural Visualization Electives 6 C
Elective 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Foreign Language Core Course 3 C
  • Courses selected from list of Design Electives (including interior design, industrial design, fabrication, furniture design, product design, graphic design, digital media, others as offered)
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARCH 450: Design Leadership 3 C
Elective 3 C
Elective 3 C
Elective 3 C
Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimum grades indicated on the Road Map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) to be eligible for consideration for admission to and graduation from the School of Architecture and Planning. For more information go to http://catalog.unm.edu/catalogs/2016-2017/

  • *BAA students can take these Architectural Vizualization classes from among any of the 1 or 2 credit ARCH 472 options anytime during their curriculum.