MArch 2+

The MArch 2+ curriculum is a five-semester, advanced placement course of study, beginning always in a fall semester. Students are considered for placement in the MArch 2+ curriculum on the basis of design portfolio evaluation and the extent of their undergraduate architectural studies. Placement in this curriculum is highly selective. The MArch 2+ sequence begins with the final, comprehensive core studio (419) and concludes with the Degree Project; parallel course work in each of the five semesters matches that of the MArch 2 curriculum, plus electives selected in consultation with the student's graduate advisor. This 75-credit program leads to a professionally accredited Master of Architecture degree.

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Year 1, Fall Semester

Architectural Design III, 6 units
Media Workshop, 1 unit
Structures I, 3 units
History/Theory Elective, 3 units
Architectural or General Elective, 3 units

Year 1, Spring Semester

Architectural Design IV, 6 units
*Architecture Workshop, 1 unit
**Environmental Systems II, 3 units
Structures II, 3 units
Architectural or General Elective, 3 units

*Architecture workshops may be substituted for one 3-unit general elective.
**Environmental Systems I must be waived by the apporpriate faculty member prior to registration for Environmental Systems II.

Year 2, Fall Semester

Architectural Design V, 6 units
*Architecture Workshop, 1 unit
Advanced Building Systems, 3 units
History/Theory Elective, 3 units
Architectural or General Elective, 3 units

*Architecture workshops may be substituted for one 3-unit general elective.

Year 2, Spring Semester

Architectural Design VI, 6 units
Design Thinking, 3 units
Urban Issues Elective, 3 units
Architecture or General Elective, 3 units

Year 3, Fall Semester

Degree Project, 6 units
Porfessional Practice, 3 units
Architectural or General Elective, 3 units

75 TOTAL UNITS MINIMUM