Master of Architecture Electives

Below is a sample of elective courses and the semester in which they are typically offered. Please check the semester class schedule to confirm actual course offerings each semester.

Fall

ARCH 421
Energy Conscious Design I
ARCH 431
Visual Training I
ARCH 433
Introduction to Digital Fabrication
ARCH 434
Advanced Building Information Modeling Strategies
ARCH 435
Digital Fabrication
ARCH 436
Advanced Modeling
ARCH 438
Design Visualization
ARCH 445
Prairie School & Naturalistic Landscape Design
ARCH 447
Architecture & Furniture
ARCH 448 (3 credits)
Furniture Design/Build
ARCH 456
Topics in Modernism
ARCH 467
Advanced Materials Workshop
ARCH 471
Architectural Freehand Rendering
ARCH 473
Conflict & Time
ARCH 476
Developed Surface
ARCH 478
Digital Photography
ARCH 483
Material: Transparent
ARCH 487
Eco Structures
ARCH 489
Structural Systems for Tall Buildings & Long-Span Structures
ARCH 497 (3 credits)
Special Projects
ARCH 509
Topics in Advanced Technology
ARCH 560
Integrated Building Delivery Practice/BIM
ARCH 561
Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Architecture
ARCH 562
Planning Law & Land Policy
ARCH 563
Introduction to Real Estate Finance Fundamentals
ARCH 565
Construction & Project Management
ARCH 570 (3 credits)
Talking TALL I

Spring

ARCH 422
Energy Conscious Design II
ARCH 431
Visual Training I
ARCH 432
Visual Training II
ARCH 434
Advanced Building Information Modeling Strategies
ARCH 435
Digital Fabrication
ARCH 436
Advanced Modeling
ARCH 438
Design Visualization
ARCH 440 (3 credits)
Pure Form
ARCH 441 (3 credits)
Collage Making
ARCH 446
History of Landscape Architecture
ARCH 447
Architecture & Furniture
ARCH 454
Contemporary Chicago Architecture: Case Studies
ARCH 467
Advanced Materials Workshop
ARCH 470
Image City: Mediation of Space
ARCH 473
Conflict & Time
ARCH 475
Spatial Stories
ARCH 478
Digital Photography
ARCH 481
Materiality in Architecture
ARCH 482
Material: Fibrous
ARCH 487
Eco Structures
ARCH 488
Long-Span & Special Structures
ARCH 497 (3 credits)
Special Projects
ARCH 509
Topics in Advanced Technology
ARCH 560
Integrated Building Delivery Practice/BIM
ARCH 561
Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Architecture
ARCH 562
Planning Law & Land Policy
ARCH 565
Construction & Project Management
ARCH 571 (3 credits)
Talking TALL II