Comments about Master of Arts in Architecture - At the institution - Lawrence - KS - Kansas
This program is offered on the Lawrence campus for the student who is interested in the study of architecture from an academic and scholarly perspective. For students admitted to the academic/research program at the master’s level in architecture in Lawrence, a total of 36 credit hours of course work is required. Each student must enroll in a 3-hour introductory course dealing with research methods and theory and must complete an additional 12-hour core of course work that addresses each of the four areas:
* (1) history/theory
* (2) technology/practice
* (3) design/methods
* (4) urban/social issues
In addition to the core courses, each student must complete a minimum of 15 graduate credit hours in a sequence of courses in one of the four concentrations listed above. A minimum of 6 of these hours must be taken in one of the established concentrations. With the consent of the student’s adviser and the approval of the graduate studies committee, the student may take a maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit in course work outside the School of Architecture and Urban Design.
Six hours in the 36-hour course of study are composed of course work in which the student prepares a written project or thesis, or in additional course work in the student’s concentration to prepare for a final written examination.