Minor in Architectural Studies

Requirements for the Minor

The Minor in Architectural Studies is a 16-semester-hour sequence of five architecture lecture/seminar courses that provides an understanding of the history of ideas and cultural invention through study of architecture and related design practices. 

Required Courses
ARCH 200Architecture and Society4
ARCH 252Modern Architecture3
ARCH 371Architectural Theory 13
ARCH 372Architectural Theory 23
ARCH 414Contemporary Practices3
Total Hours16

Admissions Requirement

A student who has completed ARCH 200, a course that is open to all UIC undergraduates, with a grade of C or better can declare their intent to minor in Architectural Studies by completing and turning in an intent form to the architecture undergraduate advisor in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts Office of Student Affairs.

Minimum GPA Requirement

Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00 in minor course work to earn the minor.

Residency Requirement

All of the courses are currently offered by and would need to be completed at the School of Architecture.