Architectural Technology - BS Degree

A typical day consists of two, one-hour lectures and a two-hour studio in the freshman and sophomore years. At the junior and senior levels, three-hour studios are required.

TYPICAL EIGHT-SEMESTER PROGRAM

First

ARCH

1184

Design Fundamentals 1*

4

ARCH

1013

Introduction to Design

3

FNAT

1303

Architectural History I

3

MATH

1034

College Algebra of Functions or Higher**

4

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

HPED

xxx1

Physical Education Elective

1

 

 

 

18

Second

ARCH

2394

Design Fundamentals 2*

4

ARCH

2014

Computer Visualization

4

GEWC

xxx3

Gen Ed Elective/Hist. of West. Civil

3

MATH

2043

College Trigonometry or Higher**

3

PHYS

1024

General Physics I

4

 

 

 

18

Third

ARCH

3104

Design Studio 1*

4

ARCH

3014

Construction Technology 1

4

ARCH

3003

Environmental Controls 1

3

SOCI

1163

General Sociology

3

MATH

1063

Technical Calculus I

3

 

 

 

17

Fourth

ARCH

4304

Design Studio 2*

4

ARCH

4014

Construction Technology 2

4

CIVL

4104

Structural Technology

4

ARCH

4013

Municipal Codes & Regulations

3

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

 

 

 

18

General Notes:

Entry level of student into math and composition/literature sequences is a function of student’s high school preparation and mathematics and English placement examinations.

Math through technical calculus I must be completed. Students who start at a higher level of math must meet SUNY general education and campus liberal arts and sciences course credit requirements for graduation.

*Minimum combined GPA of 3.0 is required in Alfred State studio courses (ARCH 1184, ARCH 2394, ARCH 3104, and ARCH 4304) or comparable courses at another institution to guarantee admission into ARCH 5306 - Design Studio 3. A portfolio review is required of all continuing or transfer students not meeting this requirement.

** If not required, take LAS elective to complete degree requirements of 3 or 4 credits, otherwise take free elective.

Fifth

ARCH

5306

Design Studio 3***

6

SOCI

5213

Science, Technology & Society

3

FNAT

5303

Architectural History II

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective

3

 

 

 

15

Sixth

ARCH

6306

Design Studio 4***

6

 

xxx4

Gen. Education/LAS Elective

4

 

xxx3

Gen. Education/LAS Elective - Humanities

3

CIVL

5213

Foundation & Concrete Construction

3

 

 

 

16

Seventh

ARCH

7306

Design Studio 5***

6

ARCH

7003

Sustainable Building Design

3

COMP

5703

Technical Writing II

3

MATH

7113

Economic Analysis

3

 

 

 

15

Eighth

ARCH

8306

Design Studio 6***

6

ARCH

8003

Professional Practice 2

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed./LAS Elective (GEFL OR GEOW)

3

 

 

 

15

General Notes:

Students must complete at least one course from seven of the 10 SUNY General Education Silos.

***Minimum of “C” is required for ARCH 5306, ARCH 6306, ARCH 7306 and ARCH 8306.