6: Graduate School of Architecture

General Information | Programs and Degrees Offered | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Ownership of Student Works | Applications | Master of Architecture
Master of Landscape Architecture | Special Programs | Master of Planning | Master of Architectural History
Doctor of Philosophy in the History of Architecture | Interdisciplinary Programs | Programs Abroad

Special Programs

Independent Studio and Interdisciplinary Options   The final semester of design course work provides the student with the opportunity to investigate an area of special interest through an independent studio, an interdisciplinary studio, or an advanced landscape architecture studio. If the student undertakes an independent studio in the spring term, it must be preceded by L AR 821 Research Methods. Research Methods and Independent Studio are taken with a faculty adviser who works closely with the student in the development of a thesis, and the exploration of its design implications.

Historic Preservation Program   Admission to the Preservation Program is subject to approval by the Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and the Director of the Preservation Program. Students must also meet all normal requirements for admission to and completion of the Master of Landscape Architecture program. See the section on interdisciplinary programs for a description of the program and the criteria for admission.

American Urbanism Program   Admission to the American Urbanism Program is subject to approval by the Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and the Director of the American Urbanism Program. Students must also meet all normal requirements for admission to and completion of the Master of Landscape Architecture program. See the section on interdisciplinary programs for a description of the program and the criteria for admission.

Accreditation The Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture is accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board.

Programs Abroad   Landscape architecture students may, with approval, spend the fall semester of their third year in Venice participating in an interdisciplinary studio. They may also attend the summer program in Vicenza.


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