May 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture, B.S. / Master of Architecture, M.Arch.


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About the Bachelor of Science in Architecture / Master of Architecture Program


Qualified architecture undergraduates (possessing at least a 3.0 GPA and 90 undergraduate credit hours) may apply for admission to the Accelerated B.S. + M.Arch. program. The accelerated program is 175 semester credit hours and is designed for undergraduate architecture majors at Texas Tech who wish to obtain their M.Arch. degree. Qualified students are provided the opportunity to complete the graduate application process during their third year and prior to enrolling in ARCH 4601 . Students will complete 9 hours of graduate coursework that will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree requirements. Students choose courses in consultation with the graduate advisor.

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 16

Spring


Total: 16

Pre-professional Program


Competitive placement based on comprehensive review including student portfolio, written exam, GPA, statement of intent, and successful completion of all first year architecture courses. Students who have not been admitted to the pre-professional program are not eligible to take courses at the 2000 level and above, except ARCH 2311 , ARCH 2315 , ARCH 2342 , and ARCH 3313 .

Summer I


  • Core Curriculum (Life & Physical Sciences; see below) 4 Semester Credit Hours
  • Core Curriculum (See below) 3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 7

Summer II


  • Core Curriculum (see below) 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Core Curriculum (see below) 3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 6

Second Year


Fall


Total: 17

Spring


Total: 17

Third Year


Fall


Total: 18

Spring


Total: 18

Summer


Total: 6

Fourth Year


Fall


  • 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • ARCH Electives 6 Semester Credit Hours
  • Elective 3 Semester Credit Hours
    (All electives must be 3-hour credit courses.)
Total: 12

Professional Program


Fifth Year


Total: 11

Spring


Total: 11

Sixth Year


Fall


Total: 11

Total Hours: 174


Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum courses include: ENGL 1301 , ENGL 1302 , POLS 1301 , POLS 2306 , HIST 2300 , HIST 2301 , COMS 2300  or COMS 2358 , and 4-hour Life & Physical Sciences.

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