Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Program Curriculum

> Architecture Pre-Major Requirements
Architecture Pre-Requisites:
Complete the following Pre-Requisites:
ARC 1201 Theory of Architecture (also offered as ARC 2201 at some institutions)
ARC 1701 Architectural History I (also offered as ARC 2701 at some institutions)
ARC 2702 Architectural History II (also offered as 1702 at some institutions)
ARC 1301 Architectural Design I
ARC 1302 Architectural Design II
ARC 2180 Introduction to Digital Architecture
ARC 2303 Architectural Design III
ARC 2304 Architectural Design IV
ARC 2461 Materials and Methods of Construction (also offered as ARC 1461 at some institutions)
PHY 1053C or PHY 2053C College Physics or higher level of physics course
Complete the General Education Program through one of the following methods:
  • Earn an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from a Florida public institution; OR
  • Receive a "General Education Requirements Met" endorsement from a Florida public institution; OR
  • Complete classes required to satisfy the General Education Program as administered by UCF, as well as successful completion of the Gordon Rule requirement.
Record of these pre-requisites and their completion must be received on official transcripts by UCF, directly from your previous institution(s).
> Bachelor of Design in Architecture at UCF
Year 3: Fall
ARC 3320L Architectural Design 5 6
ARC 3503 Architecture Structures 3
ARC 3181 Advanced Topics in Digital Architecture 3
Optional: Upper Division Elective(s)   3**
Year 3: Spring
ARC 3321L Architectural Design 6 6
ARC 3610 Environmental Technology 1 3
ARC 3743 Architectural History 3 3
Optional: Upper Division Elective(s)   3**
Year 3: Summer
Optional: Upper Division Elective(s)   3**
Year 4: Fall
ARC 4322L Architectural Design 7 6
ARC 4220 Architectural Theory 2 3
ARC 4620 Environmental Technology 2 3**
Optional: Upper Division Elective   3**
Year 4: Spring
ARC 4323L Architectural Design 8 6
ARC 3463 Materials and Methods of Construction 2 3
Optional: Upper Division Elective   3**
**Students are required to take a minimum of 10 hours of Upper Division Elective classes according to their catalog requirements. Students should seek information from their academic advisor for assistance in choosing Upper Division Electives.
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