University of Maine at Augusta
College of Arts & Humanities
Bachelor of Art, Architecture
2009-2010 Catalog




Bachelor's Degree Requirements:

Minimum 126 Credit Hours
Writing Intensive Course
Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
30 credits hours of Residency courses
9 credits of Major Upper-Level Residency courses
Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00

Basic Skills Requirement: All required placement examinations and/or academic assessments must be completed prior to any course registration. To ensure that students have the best possible opportunity to succeed in their major, students testing into developmental coursework are advised to complete the recommended courses within the first semesters of attendance.
Not Required Recommended: ENG_________________REA_________________MAT________________________________ Completed

Program Major Requirements (59 credit hours):

ARC 101 Introduction to Architectural Graphics & Design Communication ~ (4)
ARC 102 Architectural Design I (4)
ARC 203 Architectural Design II (4)
ARC 204 Architectural Design III (4)
ARC 221 Concepts of Structure (3)
ARC 231 Architectural Materials and Methods (3)
ARC 261 Intro to CAD (3)
ARC 262 Auto CAD II (3)
ARC 305 Architectural Design IV (4)
ARC 306 Architectural Design V (4)
ARC 322 Concepts of Structure II (3)
ARC 332 Construction Techniques (3)
ARC 350 Mechanical Systems in Architecture (3)
ARC 406 Architectural Apprenticeship (3)
ARC 420 Architectural Design VI Pre Theses/Seminar (4)
ARC 430 Architectural Design VII Architectural Design Senior Thesis (4)
_________________ ARC xxx Architecture elective (3)

Portfolio Review:
_________________ at completion of ARC 102. Passing Necessary for advancement to ARC 203.
_________________ at completion of ARC 204. Passing Necessary for advancement to ARC 305.

General Education Requirements (63 credit hours):

ARH 105 History of Art and Architecture I (3)
ARH 106 History of Art and Architecture II (3)
ARH/ARC 312 History of Modern Architecture (3)
ART 112 2-D Design (3)
ART 113 3-D Design (3)
ART 115 Drawing I (3)
______________ Studio Art elective (3)
______________Communications* (3)
ENG 101 College Writing (3)
ENG 102W Introduction to Literature (3)
______________ ______________Foreign/American Sign
Language Sequence* (8)
______________ ______________History Sequence* (6)
______________ ______________Humanities* (6)
MAT 112 College Algebra (3)
______________ Laboratory Science (PHY 115 preferred)* (4)
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
______________ Social Science* (3)

General Electives (4 credit hours):
_________________ _________________

~ ENG 005, REA 008 and MAT 009 must be completed with a C or better prior to taking ARC 101

*Course options listed below...


COM 101 Public Speaking
COM 102 Interpersonal Communications
COM 104 Communication in Groups & Organizations
COM 106 Oral Communication of Literature

Foreign/American Sign Language

Any two-semester sequence in a Foreign Language or American Sign Language.


Must complete one of the following sequences:
HTY 101 Foundation of Western Civilizations I
HTY 102 Foundations of Western Civilizations II
HTY 103 United States History I
HTY 104 United States History II
HTY 105 World Civilizations I, Prehistory to 1500
HTY 106 World Civilizations II, 1500 to the Present


Must be from two different disciplines
DRA 101 Introduction to Theatre
DRA 265 The American Movie
DRA 280 Introduction to Films
ENG xxx any literature course beyond 102W
HTY xxx any history course
HUM xxx any humanities course
INT 129 Understanding the Arts
MUS 110 Popular Music
MUS 117 The Dream Machine: A History of Rock & Roll
MUS 123 Understanding Music
MUS 124 Music of the Twentieth Century
MUS 131 Survey of Jazz & Contemporary Music
MUS 160 World Music
MUS 180 Women and Music
MUS 223 Music of the United States
MUS 333 History & Literature of Music I
MUS 334 History & Literature of Music II
PHI xxx any philosophy course
POS 390 Survey of Political Theory
WST 101W Introduction to Women's Studies

Laboratory Science

Students must complete one science course with a laboratory component for a total of 4 credit hours.
PHY 115 General Physics I recommended

Social Science

ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology
ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology
ECO 100 Introduction to Economics
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)
ECO 202 Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)
GEO 101 Introduction to Geography
POS 101 American Government
POS 102 Introduction to Politics and Government
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 201 Social Problems


Students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor and the Advising Center for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.

Approved to Receive Degree

Records Office


College Dean