Minor in Architecture

The Minor in Architecture prepares you to embrace fundamental parameters in design, including formal, spatial, and other factors to inform critical thinking and decision making. With a focused introduction to the profession, you will study one of three general areas: History & Theory, Environmental Technology, or Structures. The Minor in Architecture requires a minimum of 15 hours including:

  • A minimum of 9 credits must be completed in 3000 and 4000 level course work
  • A maximum of 6 credits in ARCH 1000, ARCH 2242, ARCH 2111, ARCH 2311 may be applied to the minor.
  • Architecture upper division free electives are limited to 3 credits. All courses must be passed with a ‘C” grade or higher.

Students seeking the minor in architecture should consult the Minor course flow chart with a CACM adviser for prerequisite requirements. 


KSU Architecture minor students in the classroom
  • Program Snapshot

    Required Courses:

    • ARCH 3112: Architecture Culture II - The Renaissance through 1850
    • ARCH 3113: Architecture Culture III: 1850 through 1945
    • ARCH 4114: Architecture Cultures IV: The Development of Architecture into the Twenty-First Century
    • ARCH 2311: Environmental Tech I -Systems Selection and Materials
    • ARCH 3313: Environmental Technology II: Human Comfort and Building Systems
    • ARCH 3314: Environmental Technology III: Lighting, Electrical and Acoustics
    • ARCH 2211: Architecture Structures I - Introduction to Structures
    • ARCH 3211: Architecture Structures II:  Steel and Wood
    • ARCH 3212: Architecture Structures III: Concrete and Lateral Loads
    • ARCH 1000: Introduction to Architecture
    • ARCH 2242: Design Communication II
    • ARCH 2111: Architecture Culture I: Early Civilizations & Medieval
    • ARCH 4116: Urban Planning and Design Theory

    Students must select 12 credit hours from the following courses. The courses have been grouped by interest and support courses.

    Electives: (3 Credit Hours)
    Choose any ARCH 3000 level, or higher, course(s) for a maximum of three credit hours.

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


Department of Architecture

Kennesaw State University
Department of Architecture
640 Polytechnic Lane
ARCH Building N - MD #9065
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-7253

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