Architecture - BArch Degree

In the freshman and sophomore years, a typical day consists of two one-hour long lectures and a two-hour studio. At the junior and senior and fifth year levels, the studio meeting times are three hours.

First

ARCH

1184

Design Fundamentals 1*

4

ARCH

1013

Introduction to Design

3

FNAT

1303

Architectural History I

3

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

MATH

1054

Pre-Calculus

4

 

 

 

17

Second

ARCH

2394

Design Fundamentals 2*

4

ARCH

2014

Computer Visualization

4

MATH

1063

Technical Calculus I

3

HIST

1113

History of Western Civilization

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

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective/Foreign Language

3

SOCI

1163

General Sociology

3

 

 

 

17

Fourth

ARCH

4304

Design Studio 2*

4

ARCH

4014

Construction Technology 2

4

ARCH

4013

Municipal Codes & Regulations

3

CIVL

4104

Structural Technology

4

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

 

 

 

18

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 all 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-Studio 3. A portfolio review is required of all continuing or transfer students not meeting this requirement.

Fifth

ARCH

5306

Design Studio 3**

6

FNAT

5303

Architectural History II

3

 

xxx3

Concentration Elective

3

SOCI

5213

Science, Technology & Society

3

 

 

 

15

Sixth

ARCH

6306

Design Studio 4**

6

CIVL

5213

Foundation & Concrete Construction

3

 

xxx3

Concentration Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective/Humanities

3

 

 

 

15

Seventh

ARCH

7306

Design Studio 5**

6

ARCH

7003

Sustainable Building Design

3

 

xxx3

Concentration Elective

3

COMP

5703

Technical Writing II

3

 

 

 

15

Eighth

ARCH

8306

Design Studio 6**

6

ARCH

8003

Professional Practice 2

3

 

xxx3

Concentration Elective

3

 

xxx3

Gen. Ed. Elective/American History

3

 

 

 

15

Ninth

ARCH

8716

Design Studio 7**

6

ARCH

8713

Modern Arch. Theory

3

ARCH

8753

Adv. Structural Concepts

3

 

xxx3

Concentration Elective

3

 

 

 

15

Tenth

ARCH

8776

Design Studio 8**

6

ARCH

8793

Professional Development

3

 

xxx3

Concentration Elective

3

 

 

 

12

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 1184, ARCH 2394, ARCH 3104, ARCH 4304, ARCH 5306, ARCH 6306, ARCH 7306, ARCH 8306, ARCH 8716 and ARCH 8776.

Also required - One unit of physical education.