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Integrated Architecture and Design - Graduate GSSP

As a student in this program, you will be challenged in subjects such as environmental studies, sustainable architecture, spatial/cultural agency, sociological and psychological impacts of the built environment, and entrepreneurial product development.  While this degree does not lead you to become a licensed architect or landscape architect, it does prepare you for career opportunities such as urban design, community planning, and consultant work.  No portfolio is needed to apply or upon progression. The M.S. Integrated Architecture and Design degree is a 30-credit degree program designed to be completed in 2 academic years.



Program components (2 semesters)
Semester 1 Credits

GSSP501 - Navigating the Graduate Pathway


GSSP502 - Academic Communication for Graduate Students


ARCH553 - Integrated Architectural Design

6 (U of I)

Semester 2  

GSS504 - Intercultural Issues for Graduate Students


ARCH483 - Urban Theory and Issues


ARCH454 - Vertical Studio

6 (U of I)


24 / 12 (U of I)


Entry into second year of master's program

  • *Integrated Architecture and Design, M.S.

Career opportunities

  • Architectural Designer
  • Urban Designer
  • Community Planning
  • Energy Design Consultant
  • Building Materials Innovator

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