Architectural Studies (Minor)

Architectural Studies (Minor)

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The minor in architectural studies provides students with an interdisciplinary introduction to the history, theory and methods of architecture and its symbolism. The program allows students who are interested in this field to receive programmatic recognition of their work. It is designed to assist those who are contemplating enrollment at a school of architecture; are particularly interested in architectural history; want to supplement their technical majors (e.g., civil engineering) with strong academic minors; or plan to pursue careers in preservation, education, community service and public relations.

For more information, contact the minor coordinators: Ivo van der Graaff,, art and art history, or Raymond Cook,, civil engineering.

Department of Art and Art History
University of New Hampshire
Paul Creative Arts Center
30 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-2190
TTY Users: 7-1-1 or 800-735-2964 (Relay NH)
Fax:  (603) 862-2191

Curriculum & Requirements

Five courses (18-20 credits), which consist of the following:

ARTS 532Introductory Drawing4
ARTS 574Introduction to Architectural History4
Select one of the following:4
ARTS 455
Architectural Design Studio
ARTS 525
Introductory Woodworking
ARTS 567
Introductory Sculpture
Select two electives from the list below chosen in consultation with the minor coordinators:6-8
ARTS 596
Special Topics in Studio Art (Intro Graphic Design)
ARTS 600
Internship (only topic C - Architecture)
ARTS 625
Wood/Furniture Design Workshop
ARTS #654
17th and 18th Century American Architecture
ARTS #655
Nineteenth-Century Architecture: The Architecture of Empire
ARTS #656
Twentieth-Century Architecture: Modern and Contemporary
ARTS 667
Sculpture Workshop (only topic: Kinetic)
ARTS 674
Greek Art and Architecture
ARTS 675
Roman Art and Architecture
ARTS 678
Romanesque and Gothic Art
ARTS 796
Independent Study in the Visual Arts (only topic G: Architectural Design)
CEE 402
2D Computer Aided Design
CEE 444
Housing - Everyone Needs a Place to Live
CEE 795
Independent Study
CEE 700
Building Information Modeling
CEE 703
Residential Construction
CEE 719
Green Building Design
CLAS 510
Building Rome (a J-term course)
Total Credits18-20

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