The following academic prerequisites must be met prior to admission. Applicants are
encouraged to show examples of the Design Studio and Visual Studies
prerequisites in their portfolio. Please note: completion of these
prerequisites is the minimum standard and does not, in itself, guarantee
admission in the Distance Master of Architecture program.
Applicants must hold a
bachelors degree, and demonstrate the following competencies:
Two to three years of
architectural design studio courses.
Math (minimum level:
Algebra and Trigonometry) Physics (Mechanics and Heat)
History and Theory
from Ancient to Modern (6 credit minimum)
History and Theory Courses (6 credit minimum)
and Methods (3 credit minimum)
(6 credit minimum)
HVAC (3 credit minimum)
Visual Studies Freehand
Drawing Orthogonal/Technical Drawing CAD 2D
Advanced Design Media
In addition to
transcripts from the appropriate institution, applicants must provide course
descriptions for the academic component prerequisites listed above to
demonstrate competency. Copies of catalog course descriptions from the year in
which you took each class listed. If, for instance, you took a class in 1999,
we need the description from '99 and not from '96. Most college registrars'
offices or libraries furnish these upon your request. Please upload in PDF or MS Word Doc. with a file size under 7 MB.