2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History of Architecture Minor

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Romita Ray, Chair
308 Bowne Hall


Matilde Mateo, Undergraduate Director
Department of Art and Music Histories
Suite 308 Bowne Hall



Jean-François Bédard, Lawrence Chua, Richard Ingersoll (Florence), Susan Henderson, Matilde Mateo, Alick McLean (Florence), Glenn Peers, Romita Ray

The minor in History of Architecture provides you with a rich and nuanced understanding of how humanity has interacted with the environment by constructing buildings and cities and by manipulating the landscape, under different social, political, technological and economic circumstances. The research and teaching specialties of the history of architecture faculty include Islamic architecture, architecture of the Middle Ages, 16th c. Italian architecture, French Early Modern architecture, American architecture, Medievalism, Indian architecture, and Southeast and East Asian architecture.


The Minor in Architectural History requires 18 credits of coursework. These courses must be upper-level (300 level and above), of which 15 need to be from the list below. Of these 15 credits, 6 must be HOA courses taken at the Department of Art & Music Histories, and 9 must be ARC courses, taken at the School of Architecture. The remaining 3 credits may be taken from the list below or from any HOA upper-level courses. Students may petition to have up to 6 credits of selected topics courses in architectural history (ARC or HOA) count toward the minor.

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