Urban Design, Master of Urban Design

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 32

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M865

Required Courses

Core Courses
ARCH 6590Professional Project Research3
ARCH 6680Urban Design Studio3
ARCH 6680Urban Design Studio3
Professional Electives
Choose 9 hours9
Electives
Choose at least eight hours of other electives as approved by director of the program8
Project/Thesis Research
Choose one of the following:6
Professional Project (Non-Thesis students)
Research for Master's Thesis (Thesis students only)
Total Credit Hours32

Professional Electives

ARCH 56433
ARCH 56533
ARCH 5713Real Estate I3
ARCH 5743Legal Framework for Design3
ARCH 5763Landscape Architecture for Architects3
ARCH 5990Special Studies in Architecture1-6
ARCH 6643Urban Design Theory3
L A 5243Landscape Architecture Technology: Materials and Construction3
L A 5343Landscape Architecture Technology: Site Issues3
L A 5923Planting Design3
RCPL 5003The Global City and Planning Issues3
RCPL 5203Urban Land Use Controls3
RCPL 5453Public Mass Transportation Systems3
RCPL 5463Geographic Information Systems for Land Use Planning3
RCPL 5483Urban and Regional Transportation Planning3
RCPL 5733Real Estate Development in Urban Planning3
RCPL 5893Historic Preservation Planning3

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.