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College of Architecture and Environmental Design
College of Architecture and Environmental Design

201 Taylor Hall
Tel: 330-672-2917

The Architectural Studies minor is intended for students outside of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design who desire to understand the history and design process of the built environment. Potential majors to benefit from this minor include, but are not limited to, business management, crafts or fine arts, English, geography, history, journalism and mass communication, political science, photojournalism, public health and visual communication design.


Attribute Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
KFA ARCH 10011 Global Architectural History I 3  
KFA ARCH 10012 Global Architectural History II 3  
  Choose from the following: 12  
  ARCH 45213 20th Century Architectural History (3)    
  ARCH 46995 Special Topics in Architecture (1-3)    
  ARCS 30022 Urban Design Discourse (3)    
  ARCS 30123 Materials and Processes (3)    
  ARCS 30124 Methods and Theories of Representation (3)    
  ARCS 30321 Structural Typology (3)    
  ARCS 30421 Environmental Imperatives (3)    
ELR ARCS 40022 Urban Design Discourse (3)    
  1. Requires special approval from the program coordinator. 


Graduation Requirements:

Minimum overall 2.000 GPA required for graduation
9 upper-division credit hours in the minor required for graduation


Some upper-division courses may have prerequisites that students must satisfy prior to enrollment.