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Associate in Arts (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
This program of study is designed to satisfy requirements for the first two years at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture. Students who complete this sequence and are admitted to the University of Illinois typically enter as juniors.

Admission to the Program:
Suggested high school courses should include four years of high school mathematics, two to three years of foreign language, one laboratory science, and one year of architectural drafting or art. Students must complete basic skills placement testing before admission into this program.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ARCH 110; ENGL 110; Life Science; Fine Arts; Social Science

Spring Semester 1:
ARCH 131; ENGL 111; PHYS 120; Humanities; COMM 110

Fall Semester 2:
ARCH 132; ARCH 201; MATH 222; HIST 117 or HIST 118; Humanities/Fine Arts

Spring Semester 2:
ARCH 203; ARCH 202; HIST 111 or HIST 112; ARCH 137; MATH 223


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3
LIFE SCIENCE 3 to 4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
HIST 111EARLY WORLD CIVILIZATIONS 4
or
HIST 112MODERN WORLD CIVILIZATIONS 4
HIST 117EARLY WESTERN CIVILIZATION 3
or
HIST 118MODERN WESTERN CIVILIZATION 3
MATH 222CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I 5
MATH 223CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II **4
PHYS 120GENERAL PHYSICS 5
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ARCH 110ARCHITECTURAL ORIENTATION 3
ARCH 131ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION I 4
ARCH 132ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION II 4
ARCH 137FUNDAMENTALS OF ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING 3
ARCH 201BASIC DESIGN STUDIO I 3
ARCH 202BASIC DESIGN STUDIO II 3
ARCH 203INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** MATH 223 is required for students entering UIUC if pursuing M. ARCH Structures Options-see advisor

For Program Information Contact:
Arts and Communication Department
Room 124A
(309) 694-5113 or Dirksen Hall
(309) 694-5734