Master of Architecture + Master of City Planning

The Master of Architecture/Master of City Planning dual-degree program allows students to complete both degrees with a total of 40 credit units. The dual-degree is designed to be completed in four years, although additional semesters may be required for scheduling or sequencing reasons.


A total of 40 CUs are required for the M.Arch/MCP dual degree:

Master of Architecture Requirements
Architecture Studios
ARCH 5010Design Studio I2
ARCH 5020Design Studio II2
ARCH 6010Design Studio III2
ARCH 6020Design Studio IV2
ARCH 7010Design Studio V2
ARCH 7040Design Studio VI2
or ARCH 7060 Honors Thesis Program
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
Construction Courses
ARCH 5310Construction I0.5
ARCH 5320Construction II1
Structures Courses
ARCH 5350Structures I0.5
ARCH 5360Structures II.5
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
Master of City Planning Requirements
CPLN 5000Introduction to City Planning: History, Theory and Practice1
CPLN 5010Quantitative Planning Analysis Methods1
CPLN 5020Urban Economics and Public Finance1
or CPLN 5090 Law of Planning and Urban Development
CPLN 5030Modeling Geographical Objects1
CPLN 6000Studio I2
CPLN 7010Planning Studio2
CPLN Concentration Courses 1,24
CPLN Electives 13
Total Course Units40

If a student's City Planning concentration requires 5 CUs for the concentration, the number of concentration CUs is increased by one and the number of CPLN electives is decreased by one.


Courses may not be used to meet both core and concentration requirements.

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.