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Architecture

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Architecture

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: Comparative Religion, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not PHIL 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 133), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSYCH 240), Social Sciences, or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Architecture degree:

CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 141 or MATH 143 Plane Trigonometry or Precalculus MATH 119
MATH 204 or MATH 207 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences or Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 122
PHYSICS 221 Mechanics, Waves, and Heat PHYS 200
ARCHITECTURE 104 History of Architecture I AAH 119
ARCHITECTURE 105 History of Architecture II AAH 120
ARCHITECTURE 170 and 171 and 172 Digital Lab I and II and III ARCH 107 and 108*
ARCHITECTURE 110 and 121 and 122 and 123 Architectural Sketching and Basic Design Studio and Intermediate Design Studio and Advanced Design Studio ARCH 113 and 114*
ARCHITECTURE 166 and 266 and 202 and 204 Architectural Design I and II and Construction I and II ARCH 201 and 202**
ARCHITC 230 Structural Foundations ARCH 230

*Transfer credit can be granted for Architecture courses based on portfolio review after admission.

**Transfer credit can be considered if ARCH 230 is completed prior to admission.

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated June 2020