Architecture Minor

The global flows of rapid economic exchange and development came to San Diego with a heavy cost, creating ecologically unsustainable and socially isolated neighborhoods (“non-places”), often built in a historical and geographical vacuum.

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2015-2016, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on October 1, 2015. Access the catalog of record at http://catalogs.sandiego.edu.

The Architecture Minor

The architecture minor provides students a foundation in the history and theory of architecture and the city in addition to basic design skills.

The minor requires the completion of 6 courses with a total of 21 units as listed below:

Architectural Design
ARCH 101Introduction to Architecture Studio4
ARCH 102Architectural Design Studio I4
Select one of the following:
ARCH 301Architectural Design Studio II
or
ARCH 302Architectural Design Vertical Studio 1
History and Theory of Architecture and the City
ARCH 121Introduction to Modern Architecture3
Select 6 units from the following:6
ARCH 321City and Utopia: Introduction to History of Urbanism
ARCH 322Contemporary Architecture
ARCH 323Memory, Monument, Museum: Studies in Historic Preservation
ARCH 330Special Topics in the History of Architecture and Design
ARCH 340Biographies of World Cities
1

ARCH 302 Can be repeated for credit

Department of Art, Architecture + Art History
College of Arts and Sciences

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