Environmental Design in Architecture (Bachelor) (12EDAB)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
D 100 Design Thinking 3 D 101 Design Thinking II 3
D 104 First Year Studio I8 6 D 105 First Year Studio II8 6
ENG 101 Acad. Writing & Research(H) 4 ARC 162 Introduction to Architecture 3
MA 107, 111, 121, 131, 108, or 141(A) 3 PY 211 College Physics I(B) 4
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARC 201 Arch. Design:  Environment8 6 ARC 202 Arch. Design:  Form8 6
ARC 211 Natural Systems & Architecture8 3 ARC 232 Structures & Materials8 3
ARC 241 Intro to World Architecture8 3 ARC 242  History of Western Arch(C),8 3
GEP Mathematical Sciences(A) 3 ARC 251 Digital Representation 3
GEP Health & Exercise Studies(E) 1 GEP Natural Sciences(B) 3
16 18

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARC 301  Arch. Design:  Tectonics8 6 ARC 302 Arch. Design:  Technology8 6
ARC 331  Arch. Structures I8 3 ARC 332 Arch. Structures II8 3
ARC 432  Arch. Construction Systems 3 ARC 414 Environmental Controls8 3
ARC 441 History of Contemporary Arch8 3 GEP Social Sciences(D) 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course(E) 1
16 15

Senior Year – International Experience3

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARC 490/ARC 401 Arch. Design: Urban4,6,8 6 ARC 402 Arch. Design: Advanced 2,3,4,6,8 6
Free Elective5 2 Restricted Elective (300-level or above)5,7 3
Free Elective5 3 GEP Social Sciences(D) 3
GEP Additional Breadth(F): HUM/SS VPA 3 GEP Humanities(C) 3
14 15

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 126

 

Major/Program Footnotes

  • No more than one studio may be taken in any semester.
  • Foreign language proficiency at 102 level is required for graduation but does not count toward the degree requirements.

1. No more than one studio may be taken in any semester.

2. ARC 402 Architectural Design: Advanced may be substituted with one 6 credit-hour design studio from the following list: ADN 400, 460, 470, 480, GD 201, 202, ID 201, LAR 500 and 501 (with consent of the LAR Department Head).

3. ARC 402 Architectural Design: Advanced may be substituted with one 6 credit-hour Design/Build Studio offered in the summer between Junior and Senior years.

4. ARC 401 & 402 studios may be offered as vertical studios with sections of the graduate level studio ARC 503.

5. The sequence of free elective and GEP courses is illustrative only and not mandatory.  Students may schedule elective courses in any order which support their educational objectives.

6. The Fall or Spring Semester of the Senior year may be taken at the Prague Institute or some other approved international program to fulfill the department’s International Experience requirement. In addition, a summer international design studio will also fulfill the International Experience requirement. Please contact your advisor for more detail.

7. Restricted Elective (300 Level of above) may be fulfilled by any 300 level or above course offered in the College of Design.

8. A minimum grade of C- is required for all professional degree pre-requisite and required courses to be credited toward a Bachelor of Architecture degree.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.  University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list.
Mathematical Science pre-requisite for PY 211: MA 107 or 111 or 121 or 131 or 108 or 141 with a C- or better, or 480 on the SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2 or the NCSU Math Skills Test, or 2 or better on an AP Calculus exam.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list.  PY 211 fulfills 4 hours of this requirement. Choose an additional 3 hours. 

C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  ARC 242 fulfills 3 hours of this requirement. Choose an additional 3 hours in a discipline other than ARC.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X   Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Satisfied by courses taken as part of the major requirements.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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