University Studies - BS, Global Arts, Planning, Design and Construction Concentration

The Global Arts, Planning, Design and Construction concentration is an interdisciplinary course of study that integrates multiple aspects of the built environment. The course offerings are from all of the professional undergraduate programs within the College of Architecture and are intended to give students an understanding of the interplay of  professions that are required to work as a team in order to successfully complete built environment projects. These foundation courses are coupled with a required study abroad experience. All students in the College of Architecture are required to participate in a semester away experience that serves to expand the context of their education. The benefit of this experience is integrated into the concentration at a smaller scale.

Concentration Requirements
Select one of the following:3
Survey of World Architecture History I
Survey of World Architecture History II
Drawing I
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Construction Graphics Communication
Design Process
Global and Cultural Discourse
CARC 101Cultural and Social Issues in the Natural, Built and Virtual Environment 3
COSC 253Construction Materials and Methods I3
or COSC 153   or Introduction to the Construction Industry 
ALED 340Survey of Leadership Theory3
Urban Planning
URPN 202Building Better Cities3
or URPN 201   or The Evolving City 
Study Abroad
CARC 481Seminar1
CARC 311Field Studies in Design Communication 13
CARC 331Field Studies in Design Philosophy 13
Directed electives
College of Architecture course 300-4993
College and Univerity Requirements
POLS 206American National Government3
POLS 207State and Local Government3
American history6
Creative arts3
Language, philosophy and culture3
Life and physical sciences9
Social sciences3
Minor 115-18
Minor 215-18
General Electives17-23
Total Semester Credit Hours120

A 2.0 GPA is required in all major field of study courses.

Two writing-intensive courses are required.

One course must meet the International and Cultural Diversity requirement.

One course must meet the Cultural Discourse requirement.