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Program Requirements

M.Arch

Please note: If you are not eligible for History or Architectural Technologies advanced standing / waiver, the following are the required classes for MArch first year students. (The GSAPP does not offer advanced standing or a waiver for Visual Studies).

Course Sequence Fall Term1 Spring Term2 Fall Term3 Spring Term4 Fall Term5 Spring Term6
Design Studio
6x9pts = 54pts
Core Studio I Core Studio II Core Studio III Advanced Studio IV Advanced Studio V Advanced Studio VI
Architectural Technologies
6x3pts = 18pts
Architectural Technology I Architectural Technology II Architectural Technology III, Architectural Technology IV Architectural Technology V Architectural Technology VI Distribution  
History/Theory
6x3pts = 18pts
History of Architecture I History of Architecture II Distribution 1 Distribution 2 Distribution 3 Distribution 4
Visual Studies
2x3pts = 6pts
  Visual Studies II: Architectural Drawing & Rep II   Visual Studies Elective    
Methods/Practice
2x3pts = 6pts
Visual Studies I: Architectural Drawing & Rep I       Professional Practice  
Electives
2x3pts = 6pts
          2 Electives
Total 108pts 18pts 18pts 18pts 18pts 18pts 18pts

MS.AAD

Course Sequence Summer Term Fall Term Spring Term
Studio Design Studio I, 9pts. Advanced Studio V, 9pts. Advanced Studio VI, 9pts.
History/Theory Metropolis, 3pts. History/Theory Elective, 3pts. History/Theory Elective, 3pts.
Other Required Arguments, 3pts.  History/Theory or Visual Studies Elective, 3pts.   History/Theory or Visual Studies Elective, 3pts.  
Optional Optional Design Seminars, 3pts.    
Total 15-18pts. 15pts. 15pts.

MS.AUD

Course Sequence Summer Term Fall Term Spring Term
Studio Design Studio I, 9pts. Design Studio II, 9pts. Design Studio III, 9pts.
Seminar UD Seminar I, 3pts. UD Seminar IIA or IIB. 3pts. UD Seminar IIIA or IIIB, 3pts.
Other Courses Reading New York Urbanism, 3pts. Open Elective, 3pts. Open Elective, 3pts.
Total 15pts. 15pts. 15pts.

MS.UP

Course Sequence Term 1 (Fall) Term 2 (Spring) Term 3 (Fall) Term 4 (Spring)
Core Courses Planning Techniques, 3pts. Planning Studio, 6pts. Thesis I, 3pts. Thesis II, 3pts.
  Planning Law, 3pts. (take Fall or spring) Planning Law, 3pts. (take Fall or Spring) Four electives or sector Specializations, 12pts. Four Electives or Sector Specializations, 12pts.
Economics for Planners, 3pts. One Elective or Sector Specialization, 3pts.    
Planning History and Theory, 3pts. One Elective or Sector Specialization, 3pts.    
Intro to GIS, 3pts. (take Fall or Spring)      
Total 15pts. 15pts. 15pts. 15pts.

MS.HP

Course Sequence Term 1 (Fall) Term 2 (Spring) Term 3 (Fall) Term 4 (Spring)
  Structures, Systems & Materials, 3pts. American Architecture II, 3pts. Historic Preservation Colloquium, 3pts. Thesis, 4pts.
Thesis, 1pt.
  Studio I: Reading Buildings 4 pts. Studio II: Current Issues in Preservation, 4pts. Students should select coursework to reinforce their area of interest within preservation.  Students should select coursework to reinforce their area of interest within preservation. 
Theory & Practice of HP, 3pts. Conservation Science, 4 pts. if specializing in conservation
American Architecture I, 3pts. Electives
Preservation Planning, 3pts.  
Total 16 - 19pts. 16 - 19pts. 12 - 19pts. 12 - 19pts.

MSRED

Summer Term
Architecture of Development  3.0 pts.
Real Estate Finance I-Concepts & Models 4.5 pts. 
History of NYC Development 3.0 pts. 
Urban Economics/Market Analysis  3.0 pts. 
Elective 1.5 pts.
  15 Total Points Summer
Fall Term
Real Estate Law 3.0 pts. 
Construction Management and Technology 3.0 pts. 
Real Estate Finance II-Case Studies & Development Modeling 3.0 pts. 
Elective 3.0 pts
Elective 3.0 pts
  15 Total Points Fall
Spring Term
International Real Estate Development Core 1.5 pts. 
Real Estate Case Studies 3.0 pts. 
Real Estate Finance III-Capital Markets 3.0 pts. 
Electives 4.5 pts
Elective 3.0 pts
  15 Total Points Spring

MS.CCCP

Course Sequence Term 1 (Fall) Term 2 (Spring) Term 3 (Fall) Term 4 (Spring)
Core Courses CCCP Arch Colloquium I: Operating Platforms, 3pts CCCP Arch Colloquium II: Contemporary Critical Discourse, 3pts CCCP Arch: Thesis I, 9pts CCCP Arch: Thesis II, 9pts
  Elective Lecture, 3pts Elective Lecture, 3pts Elective Seminar, 3pts Elective Seminar, 3pts
Elective Seminar, 3pts Elective Seminar, 3pts    
Elective Seminar, 3pts Elective Seminar, 3pts    
Total 12pts. 12pts. 12pts. 12pts.