BS in Design: Architecture

BS in Design: Architecture

The pre-architecture program is followed by three years of focused architectural instruction leading to a Bachelor of Science in Design. After receipt of the Bachelors degree, students may apply to continue with two additional years of study, leading to a professional Master of Architecture degree. The professional Master of Architecture degree is accredited by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB).

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Contact Info

College of Architecture
210 Architecture Hall
LincolnĀ NEĀ 68588-0106
USA
402-472-9233
( On-campus, 2-9233 )

Bachelor of Science in Design 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
DSGN 101 Introduction to Design 2 cr
DSGN 120 Design Drawing 3 cr
DSGN 110 Design Thinking 3 cr
ENGL 150 or ENGL 151 3 cr
MATH 104 Applied Calculus 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
DSGN 140 History of Design 3 cr
DSGN 111 Design Making 4 cr
DSGN 123 Computer Applications in Design 3 cr
COMM 286 3 cr
ACE 6, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ARCH 241 Architecture History and Theory II 3 cr
ARCH 210 Architectural Design Studio: Representation 5 cr
ARCH 231 Structural Fundamentals 3 cr
PHYS 151 Elements of Physics 4 cr
ARCH 222 1 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ARCH 262 Building Organization 3 cr
ARCH 211 Architectural Design Studio: Ideation 5 cr
ARCH 232 Materials and Assemblies 3 cr
Technique Elective 1 cr
ACE 6, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ARCH 240 3 cr
ARCH 310 Architectural Design Studio: Organize 5 cr
ARCH 331 3 cr
ACE 6, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ARCH 360 Site Context Issues 3 cr
ARCH 311 Architectural Design Studio: Situate 5 cr
ARCH 332 3 cr
Open Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ARCH 461/561/861 Urbanism 3 cr
ARCH 410 Architectural Design: Tectonics 5 cr
ARCH 333 Building Environmental Technical Systems I 3 cr
Open Elective 3 cr
ARCH 489 3 cr
Total Credits 17
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ARCH 341 Architectural Theory 3 cr
ARCH 411 Architectural Design: Urbanism Studio 5 cr
ARCH 430 Technological Integration 3 cr
Open Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 14
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.