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. Information about course waivers is listed at the bottom of this page.

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Year 1, Fall Semester

Architectural Design III (A46 419), 6 units
Advanced Rendering (A46 408C), 1 unit
Architectural History II* (A46 4284), 3 units
Structures I* (A46 447A), 3 units
Building Systems* (A46 445), 3 units

Year 1, Spring Semester

Architectural Design IV^ (A46 511), 6 units
Architectural History I*(A46 4280), 3 units
Structures II* (A46 448A)
Environmental Systems I* (A46 439), 3 units
Workshop, Independent Study, or Elective, 1 unit

Year 2, Fall Semester

Architectural Design V^ (A46 512), 6 units
Advanced Building Systems (A46 4280), 3 units
History + Theory Elective, 3 units
Urban Issues Elective, 3 units
Workshop, Independent Study, or Elective

Year 2, Spring Semester

Architectural Design VI^ (A46 611), 6 units
Design Thinking (A46 580), 3 units
History + Theory Elective, 3 units
Environmental Systems II* (A46 439), 3 units

Year 3, Fall Semester

Degree Project (A46 616), 6 units
Porfessional Practice (A46 646), 3 units
General Elective, 3 units


^ One studio must be comprehensive
* May be waived
Any courses waived must be fulfilled as elective credits

Waiver Requirements

Students admitted to the MArch 2+ program have the opportunity to waive the following courses:

Building Systems (A46 445)
Structures I (A46 447A)
Stuctures II (A46 448A)
Architectural History I (A46 4280)
Architectural History II (A46 4284)
Environmental Systems I (A46 438)
Environmental Systems II (A46 439)

The waived courses will be replaced with general elective credits.

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