Architectural and Urban History, Minor

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The four-course minor introduces students to the study of architectural history, paying particular attention to the relationship between buildings and their larger urban, cultural, economic, and social environments. The minor includes one general survey class that covers a variety of different cultures and geographic contexts over time. Students may then choose from a suite of architectural history courses to fulfill the remaining 12 credits of this minor. 

Please note: This minor is not available to students in the BS in architecture or BS in architectural studies major. BLA in landscape architecture students may double count at most one course with this minor.

Note: This minor is not available to students in the BS in architecture or BS in architectural studies major. BLA in landscape architecture students may double count at most one course with this minor. 

Required Courses

Architectural History Core
ARCH 1310Architecture and Global Cultures, Prehistory to 14004
Electives
Complete three of the following:12
American Architecture
Architecture, Modernity, and the City, 1800 to 1910
Architecture, Modernity, and the City, 1910 to 1980
Seminar Abroad
Topics in Architectural History
Urban and Architectural History Abroad

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor