Degree Requirements: BS Architecture

Bachelor of Science in Architecture students spend their first two years of study engaging with liberal arts courses in addition to introductory architecture work, giving them a broad educational experience and allowing them to develop the critical tools and knowledge essential to the study of contemporary architecture.

During the last two years, they focus on architecture core courses such as design, representation, construction, structures, environmental systems, and architectural history and theory.

Click here for a visual diagram of the current BS in Architecture curriculum.

Please note:

  • Students complete a minimum of 60 credits of Distribution Requirements during their first two years of study. 
  • Distribution Requirements appear in the large box on the left-side of the Sample Schedule pictured above. 
  • Students must earn a minimum of 121 credit hours and satisfactorily complete all of  the required courses before a degree is granted.
  • Architecture classes and classes being used to fulfill distribution requirements cannot be taken on a pass/fail grading basis.

Degree requirements may vary given the year you were admitted to Taubman College.

For a comprehensive view of requirements related to your entry year, click here.

As always, please don’t hesitate to schedule an advising appointment to gain a clear understanding of your individual degree progression. 

Tip: Make sure you’re taking the time to understand and utilize your individual online advising file.

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