Master of Architecture + Architecture: Environmental Building Design, MSD

The Master of Architecture/Master of Science in Design - Environmental Building Design dual-degree enables students to complete both degrees with a total of 35 CUs.

The M.Arch/MSD-EBD dual-degree is STEM-designated.


Master of Architecture Requirements
Studio Courses
ARCH 5010Design Studio I2
ARCH 5020Design Studio II2
ARCH 6010Design Studio III2
ARCH 6020Design Studio IV2
ARCH 7010Design Studio V2
History and Theory Courses
ARCH 5110History and Theory I1
ARCH 5120History and Theory II1
ARCH 6110History and Theory III1
Visual Studies Courses
ARCH 5210Visual Studies I0.5
ARCH 5220Visual Studies II0.5
ARCH 6210Visual Studies III0.5
Structures Courses
ARCH 5350Structures I0.5
ARCH 5360Structures II.5
Construction Courses
ARCH 5310Construction I0.5
ARCH 5320Construction II1
Environmental Systems Courses
ARCH 6330Environmental Systems I0.5
ARCH 6340Environmental Systems II.5
Professional Practice Courses
ARCH 6710Professional Practice I0.5
ARCH 7710Professional Practice II: The Practice1
Other Courses
ARCH 6310D3: Details, Data, Delivery0.5
ARCH 6360Material Formations1
ARCH 7320Technology Designated Elective1
or ARCH 7360 Technology Designated Elective
ARCH Elective1
Environmental Building Design Requirements
Required Courses
ARCH 7510Ecology, Technology, and Design1
ARCH 7520EBD Research Seminar1
ARCH 7530Building Performance Simulation1
ARCH 7540Performance Design Workshop1
ARCH 7180History and Theory of Architecture and Climate: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century1
Studio Courses
ARCH 7080Bioclimatic Design Studio2
ARCH 7090Environmental Building Design Research Studio2
Designated Electives3
Total Course Units35

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2024 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.