Bachelor of Architecture

Sample Five Year Study Plan (AY 2022-2023)

Year 1 Semester 1 (Fall)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 121
Basic Design I
4
MATH 113
Calculus I
4
INDS 112 Design Communication 1:  Sketching and Drawing for Interiors
3
ENGL 101
Composition
3
UNIV 100
University First-Year Transition
1
 TOTAL  14
Year 2 Semester 1 (Fall)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 221
Architectural Design Studio 1
4
ARCH 231
Building Construction 1
3
ARCH 241
History and Theory of Architecture 1
3
CIEN 216
Structures for architecture 1 
3
ARCH 223
Computer Architectural Drawing
3
TOTAL

16

Year 2 Semester 2 (Spring)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 222
Architectural Design Studio 2
4
ARCH 232
Building Construction 2
3
ARCH 242
History and Theory of Architecture 2
3
CIEN 261
Surveying 
1
ARAB 101 or
ARAB 110
Arabic Language and Culture for Non- Native Learners I or
Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I
3
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology (or other from the same list)
3
TOTAL 17
Year 3 Semester 1 (Fall)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 321
Architectural Design Studio 3
4
ARCH 331
Building Construction 3
3
ARCH 341
History and Theory of Architecture 3
3
CIEN 316
Structures for Architecture 2 
3
ENVS 102
Sustainability and Human-Environment Relations
3
TOTAL  16
Year 3 Semester 2 (Spring)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 322
Architectural Design Studio 4
4
ARCH 336
Construction Drawings
3
ARCH 342
History and Theory of Contemporary Architecture
3
ARCH 372
Sustainable Architecture
3
ARCH 000
Technical Elective 1
3
 TOTAL  16
Summer Semester 
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 390 Internship I  3
TOTAL
3
Year 4 Semester 1 (Fall)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 421
Architectural Design Studio 5
4
ARCH 463
Landscape Architecture
3
MENG 468 Building Utilities I: HVAC and Mechanical Building Services
3
MEST 100
Introduction to Islam in World Culture 
3
ARCH 457 Urban Design
3
TOTAL  16
Year 4 Semester 2 (Spring)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 422
Architectural Design Studio 6
4
ARCH 466   Building Utilities II: Illumination, Acoustics, and Electrical Building Services  3
UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3
ARCH 000 Technical Elective 2 3
ENGL 200 or
PHIL 100
Advanced Composition or
Critical Thinking and Reasoning 
3
 TOTAL
16
Summer Semester 
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 391
Internship II
3
TOTAL
3
Fifth Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 521
Architectural Design Studio 7
4
ARCH 591
Graduation Project Thesis Research
2
ARCH 487 Project Management
3
ARCH 454
Urban Planning
3
TOTAL 12
Fifth Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Course
Title
CR
ARCH 592
Graduation Project Design
5
IENG 321 Engineering Economy
3
ARCH 485 Professional Practice
3
 UNIV 200 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability 3
TOTAL 14
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