Non-architecture majors may, with the permission of their home school or college, pursue a 21-credit program leading to a minor in architecture. Successful completion of the minor requires a 2.0 GPA in the 21 credits. To enroll in the minor in architecture, students must complete this Declaration of Minor in Architecture form and secure the appropriate signatures from their home college.


To complete the minor in architecture, students must take the courses listed below. No course substitutions may be made for minor requirements.

Required Courses

ARC 101 The Art of Architecture for Nonmajors (3 CH)

ARC 133/CAS 133 Introduction to the History of Architecture I (3 CH)

ARC 134/CAS 134 Introduction to the History of Architecture II (3 CH)

ARC 194 Introduction to Architectural Drawing for Nonmajors (3 CH)

ARC 394 Architectural Design for Nonmajors (3 CH)

Plus two courses from selections below

ARC 331/HOA 396/SAS 396 Art and Architecture of India (3 CH)

ARC 332/HOA 323- Sixteenth Century Italian Architecture (3 CH)

ARC 334- The Architecture of Revolutions (3 CH)

ARC 335/HOA 322 Early Renaissance Architecture in Italy 1400-1529
(3 CH)

ARC 336/HOA 324- Italian Seventeenth Century Architecture (3CH)

ARC 337/HOA 374- American Architecture, Settlement to 1860 (3 CH)

ARC 338/HOA 375- American Architecture, 1860-World War I (3 CH)

ARC 431/HOA 479- Early Modern Architecture (3 CH)

ARC 432/HOA 419- The City in Architectural History (3 CH)

ARC 433/HOA 439- French Architecture, Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (3 CH)

ARC 435/HOA 389- Islamic Architecture (3 CH)

ARC 436/HOA 475- Modern Architecture: The International Style to Present (3 CH)

Total: 21 CH