Joint program candidates must complete all of the requirements of the MArch degree and the requirements stipulated by the Department of Urban Planning. The Urban Planning Master’s program is detailed in the Urban Planning section of this Catalog.

Admission Requirements 

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines vary by program, please review the application deadline chart for specific programs. Other important dates and deadlines can be found by using the One Stop calendars.

Credits and Courses

Students in the M.Arch/MUP program are required to complete a total of 84 credits: 36 credits in urban planning, 42 credits in architecture, and 6 credits of graduate electives from any area.

URBAN PLANNING REQUIREMENTS
URBPLAN 701Introduction to Land Use Planning1
URBPLAN 702Introduction to Planning Law2
URBPLAN 711Planning Theories and Practice3
URBPLAN 720Urban Development Theory and Planning3
URBPLAN 721Applied Planning Methods3
URBPLAN 740Data Analysis Methods I3
URBPLAN 810Planning Policy Analysis6
URBPLAN 811Applied Planning Workshop3
URBPLAN 751Introduction to Urban Design and Physical Planning3
URBPLAN 857Urban Design as Public Policy3
URBPLAN 858Studio in Urban Design and Physical Planning6
ARCHITECTURE REQUIREMENTS 1
Design 2
ARCH 825Comprehensive Design Studio:6
ARCH 850Advanced Design Studio:6
Studio in Urban Design and Physical Planning 3
Practice
ARCH 581Law and Professional Practice for Architects3
Urban Design as Public Policy 3
Technology
ARCH 510Survey of Structural Analysis and Design3
ARCH 516Building Construction3
ARCH 520Environmental Systems: Illumination and Thermal Comfort3
Theory
ARCH 533Topics in Architectural Theory:3
Introduction to Urban Design and Physical Planning 3
Graduate Electives12
At least 6 credits taken in architecture
Capstone Requirement
A 500-level or higher architecture elective3
ARCH 850Advanced Design Studio:6
or ARCH 825 Comprehensive Design Studio:
Total Credits84

M.Arch/MUP Program Candidates

Coordinated degree program candidates must complete all of the requirements of the M.Arch degree and the requirements stipulated by the Department of Urban Planning. The Urban Planning Master’s program is detailed in the Urban Planning section of this Catalog.

Additional Requirements

Capstone Requirement

The student in the M.Arch/MUP program must complete the Architecture Capstone Requirement, and must also take and pass the comprehensive exam in Urban Planning.

Time Limit

The student must complete all degree requirements within seven years of initial enrollment.