M.Arch. 54 Credit Hour Core Curriculum
Students with a four-year pre-professional degree in architecture must complete a minimum of 54 credit hours in the Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) graduate program.
The total required credit hours and courses is determined on an individual basis and are dependent upon the school's review of the student's individual portfolio and undergraduate transcript upon application for admission.
Example 2-Year Curriculum
|ARC 5365 Advanced Design B||6|
|ARC 6481 Design Development||3|
|ARC 6398 Intro to Community and Urban Design||3|
|ARC Elective 1||3|
|ARC 5366 Advanced Design C||6|
|ARC 6936 Research Methods||2|
|ARC Elective 2||3|
|ARC Elective 3||3|
|Study Abroad Studio||6|
|ARC 6974 Master's Planning Project||2|
|ARC 6287 Professional Practice I||3|
|ARC 6367 Advanced Design D||6|
|ARC Elective 4||3|
|ARC 6976 Master's Project II||5|
|ARC 6288 Prof. Practice II||3|
|ARC Elective 5||3|
- Students must complete 15 credit hours of electives.
- Up to four graduate-level courses may be waived if the student earned an "A" or "B" grade in an equivalent course, Architectural History I or II, Structures I and Design Theory.
- Course offerings for summer semester: Electives, Design Development, Research Methods, and Study Abroad Studios for either Advanced Design A or C.
- Please see Pre-requisite Requirement for course pre-requisites.
Apply for Admission
Learn about the application process to get accepted in both the University of South Florida and the School of Architecture & Community Design.
Students preparing to complete the Pre-Architecture program can then apply for admission into the Master of Architecture program. Read this page to get your application materials ready.
Students and families can also request more information about the School of Architecture & Community Design’s programs by filling out the USF College of The Arts’ online form.