Mandatory Courses: 136 Cr.

Semester One

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 271* Architectural Design Fundamentals: Visual Studies 6
ARCH 273* Building Construction I 2
ARCH 275 History of Architecture I 2
ARCH 277 CAD Drawing 2
ARCH 279 Architectural Sketching 2

Semester Two

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 272* Architectural Design Fundamentals: Physical Studies 5
ARCH 274* Building Construction II 3
ARCH 276 Theory of Architecture I 2
ARCH 278 Computer Graphics 2
ARCH 280 Academic Writing 2

Semester Three

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 291* Architectural Design I 5
ARCH 293* Building Construction III 3
ARCH 295 History of Architecture II 2
ARCH 297 Theory of Colors 2
CVEE 231 Theory of Structures for Architects 2

Semester Four

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 292* Architectural Design II 5
ARCH 294* Building Construction IV 3
ARCH 296 Theory of Architecture II 2
ARCH 298 Indoor Environmental Controls 2
CVEE 232 Concrete and Steel Structures 2

1 A total of 12 credits is required as General University Requirements; 5 credits are selected from the University Mandatory Courses list including ARAB 001 (2Cr.), ENGL 001 (2Cr.), BLAW 001 (1Cr.) and another 7 credits are selected from the University Elective Courses list.

2 Selected from the list of Faculty Elective Courses offered at the “200 Level”.

These core modules are separated and independently graded courses. Students failing the first module (Fall Sem.) is not allowed to register in the second one (Spring Sem.).

Semester Five

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 331* Architectural Design III 5
ARCH 333* Execution Design I 3
ARCH 335 History of Architecture III 2
ARCH 338 City and Town Planning 2
MECH 431 HVAC and Sanitation For Architects 2

Semester Six

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 332* Architectural Design IV 5
ARCH 334* Execution Design II 3
ARCH 336 Theory of Architecture III 2
ARCH 337 Interior Design 2
ARCH 339 Environmental Design 2

Semester Seven

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 431* Architectural Design V 5
ARCH 433* Execution Design III 3
ARCH 435 Urban Design 2
ARCH 437 Project Management 2
CVEE 331 Soil Mechanics & Foundations, and Material Properties & Testing 2

Semester Eight

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 432* Architectural Design VI 5
ARCH 434* Execution Design IV 3
ARCH 436 Research and Programming 2
ARCH 438 Specifications and Quantities 2
CVEE 332 Surveying for Architects 2

3 Selected from the list of Faculty Elective Courses offered at the “300 Level”.

4 Selected from the list of Faculty Elective Courses offered at the at the “400 Level”.

These core modules are separated and independently graded courses. Students failing the first module (Fall Sem.) is not allowed to register in the second one (Spring Sem.).

Semester Nine

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 537 Architectural Design VII 5
ARCH 539 Project Programming 3
ARCH 534 Graduation Thesis 2
ARCH 535 Building Regulations and Professional Practice 2
ARCH 541 Architecture Internship 0

Semester Ten

Name Number Description Credits
ARCH 540 Senior Project 8
ARCH 533 Architectural Criticism 2
ARCH 536 Design and Building Economics 2