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Architecture and Community Design Major

The Major in Architecture and Community Design requires 48 units. Applicants to the program should follow USF's regular undergraduate admissions procedures; no portfolio is required.

year fall semester spring semester
1 Intro to ARCD
Architecture Studio 1
Architectonics 1
History of Architecture 1
Architecture Studio 2
Architectonics 2
2 History of Architecture 2
Architecture Studio 3
ARCD electives
History of Architecture 3
Architecture Studio 4
ARCD electives
3 History of Architecture 4
Architecture Studio 5
ARCD electives
Design in Crossroads Int'l (Studio 6)
ARCD electives
4 Architecture Studio 7
ARCD electives
Practicum/Internship
ARCD electives

Note:  In addition ARCD-105 Fabrication Lab must be taken in order to gain access to the shop. 

Architecture Electives

ARCD-195 San Francisco Urbanism
ARCD-200 Sustainable Design
ARCD-250 CADD 1
ARCD-290 Architecture and the Written Word
ARCD-290 Environmental Control Systems
ARCD-290 Sacred Spaces
ARCD-300 CADD 2
ARCD-310 Intro to Construction Materials
ARCD-320 Landscape Design
ARCD-325 Intro to Landscape Architecture
ARCD-340 International Projects
ARCD-360 Intro to Structural Engineering
ARCD-370 Construction Innovation Lab
ARCD-372 Engineering Design and Testing
ARCD-390 Architecture Design Theory
ARCD-390 Solar Architecture
ARCD-390 Historic Preservation
ARCD-390 Models & Methods
ARCD-410 Portfolio Lab

 

Architectural Engineering Minor

Required Courses: MATH-109 Calculus & Analytic Geometry*
PHYS-110 General Physics*
ARCD-310 Intro to Construction Materials
ARCD-360 Intro to Structural Engineering
* MATH-109 and PHYS-110 students must receive a C- or better in each course. ARCD majors may substitute MATH-107 and PHYS-130 for MATH-109 and PHYS-110, but must receive a grade of B- or better in each course.
Choose a minimum of 2: ARCD-250 Computer Aided Design & Drawing
ARCD-300 Computer Aided Design & Drawing 2
ARCD-370 Construction Innovation Lab
ARCD-372 Engineering Design & Testing
ARCD-390 Solar Architecture 
ENVS-212 Air and Water w/Lab
ENVS-250 Environmental Data Analysis
ENVS-350 Energy and Environment
ENVS-410 Methods of Environmental Monitoring w/Lab
PHYS-310 Analytical Mechanics
PHYS-312 Statistical and Thermal Physics
PHYS-320 Electromagnetism
Recommended: CHEM-111 General Chemistry
PHYS-210 General Physics II
PHYS-240 Modern Physics

 

 Architecture and Community Design Minor

Required Courses: ARCD-100 Intro to Architecture & Community Design
ARCD-110 Architecture Studio 1
ARCD-400 Community Design Outreach
Choose a minimum of 2:  ARCD-101 History of Architecture 1
ARCD-102 History of Architecture 2
ARCD-103 History of Architecture 3
ARCD-104 History of Architecture 4
Choose a minimum of 1: 

ARCD-120 Architecture Studio 2
ARCD-325 Intro to Landscape Architecture
Choose a minimum of 1:  ARCD-120 Architecture Studio 2
ARCD-150 Architectonics 1
ARCD-151 Architectonics 2
ARCD-250 CADD 1
ARCD-300 CADD 2
ARCD-325 Intro to Landscape Architecture
ARCD-340 International Projects
ARCD-360 Intro to Structural Engineering
ARCD-370 Construction Innovation Lab
ARCD-200 Sustainable Design