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The Master of Science degree in Architecture and Environmental Design is a research-intensive program with one-year full residency requirement. The curriculum includes research methods, theories of architecture, thesis research, thesis and directed and free electives. The program is best suites for individuals interested in pursuing a specialization in the built environment.
The program may be taken as a dual degree with the Master of Architecture degree.
- Bachelor's degree in a professional or pre-professional environmental design program1 for unconditional admission
- Minimum 3.200 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
- Official transcript(s)
- GRE scores
- Goal statement (two pages) that includes and outline of a proposed study program
- Portfolio for design and research work
- Three letters of recommendation
- English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
- Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
- Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
- Minimum 77 MELAB score
- Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
- Minimum 58 PTE score
Conditional admission may be offered to applicants with undergraduate and graduate degrees in related disciplines.
Applicants with a 3.0–3.19 GPA may be conditionally admitted on an individual case-by-case basis.
|AED 60922||METHODS OF INQUIRY IN ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES||2|
|AED 60923||EMPIRICAL RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN||1|
|AED 60930||APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS IN ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN||3|
|AED 66099||THESIS PREPARATION SEMINAR||2|
|AED 66199||THESIS I||6|
|ARCH 60301||THEORIES OF ARCHITECTURE||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||35|