Architecture - Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

For information, please contact the Department of Architecture + Interior Design, 101 Alumni Hall, 513-529-7210.

This pre-professional degree program prepares graduates to enter a professional graduate program to become a registered/licensed architect or to enter an architectural field at a pre-professional level. Miami offers a graduate program that leads to the professional degree Master of Architecture.

First- and second-year courses introduce the basics of architecture and the range of opportunities available in the field. Third- and fourth-year courses focus on advanced architectural design, landscape, and urban design. Throughout the program, you are exposed to the interdisciplinary nature of architecture.

Program Requirements

(88 semester hours minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredit Hours
ARC 101
ARC 102
Beginning Design Studio
and Beginning Design Studio
10
ARC 113
ARC 114
Methods of Presentation, Representation and Re-Presentation
and Methods of Presentation, Representation and Re-Presentation
4
ARC 103 Shop Methods and Materials 1
 Credit Hours15
Second Year
ARC 201
ARC 202
Architecture Studio
and Architecture Studio
10
ARC 211
ARC 212
Introduction to Landscape and Urban Design
and Principles of Environmental Systems
6
ARC 213
ARC 214
Graphic Media III
and Graphic Media IV
4
ARC 221
ARC 222
History of Architecture I
and History of Architecture II
6
 Credit Hours26
Third Year
ARC 301
ARC 302
Architecture Studio
and Architecture Studio 1
12
Required ARC electives 2,3 11
 Credit Hours23
Fourth Year
ARC 401
ARC 402C
Architecture Studio
and Senior Studio Capstone Experience 1
12
Required ARC electives 2,3 12
 Credit Hours24
 Total Credit Hours88