- Department of the History of Art and Architecture
Minor in Architectural Studies
The architectural studies minor is intended to equip the student with an understanding of the built environment, whether it is a Greek temple, a skyscraper, or a city, and gain an overview of architecture.
Program Requirements and Policies
- This minor requires a total of five courses of three SHUs each.
- All courses used in fulfillment of a minor must be taken for a letter grade (not pass/fail).
- No more than two courses used for any minor, regardless of the number of semester hours they carry, may be used toward a foundation or distribution requirement, or toward a major or another minor.
The minor in Architectural Studies for liberal arts consists of five courses.
- Introductory Art History Course* FAH (Architectural content strongly preferred)
- FAH 8: Introduction to Architecture
- One Studio Art Course FAH 96, 97; DRWM 26, GRAM 20 - as of spring 2018 (formerly FAM 20, 22, 23, 26)
- One Engineering Core Class: Engineering 2, 5, 23, 39, or 80 or ES 5 or 25
- One Upper-level Architectural history course: FAH 115, FAH 120, FAH 125, FAH 127, FAH 192 (architecture) 195, 196, 198 (architecture); CE 120
*Introductory level courses are identified as such in the course catalog.