ARC 431, Architectural Seminar, (3 credits)

Course Description

An advanced seminar in architecture that will work in tandem with design studio offerings in the same semester, topics vary but will typically relate to an annual University academic theme.

Course Goals and Objectives

  • Investigate and select a topic
  • Develop analysis and research
  • Development of a methodology for research
  • Engage fellow students in discussion and critique
  • Create a comprehensive study paper

Topical Outline

25% Topic Investigation
25% Research and analysis
10% Creating methodology and schedule
15% Class discussions
25% Research Paper


ARC 407, Architectural Design VI
Co-requisite, ARC 408, Architectural Design VII

Textbooks/Learning Resources

Varies, depending on topic


Spring semester, annually

Faculty assigned 

To be determined