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ARCH 9991. Directed Research. 3 Credit Hours.

The development of a self motivated architectural design inquiry under the guidance of a faculty co-coordinator. This includes design research, the development of a design program, site investigation, analytical and speculative design investigations and / or experimentation with advanced visualization techniques. The course is seminar based and engages students in critical dialogue with their own and other students' work. It prepares students for undertaking an architectural design thesis the following semester.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate.
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Architecture.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

Architecture, M.Arch.

The Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) program is a first professional degree that prepares students for the practice of architecture through a rigorous course of study that engages students with urgent urban, architectural, and environmental issues. The program is structured to enable students to learn theories and methodologies of architectural design as well as to understand the social, economic, political, and technological forces that shape the built environment.