2023-2024 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History of Architecture Minor

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Wayne Franits, Chair
308 Bowne Hall

Matilde Mateo, Undergraduate Director
Suite 308 Bowne Hall


Jean-François Bédard, Lawrence Chua, Susan Henderson, Matilde Mateo, 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 transforming 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, sixteenth century Italian architecture, sixteenth to eighteenth century French architecture, American architecture, Medievalism, and South and East Asian architecture.

Students have the exciting opportunity to complete the minor in the History of Architecture and a minor in Architecture at the School of Architecture.

Minors in the History of Architecture are also encouraged to take a foreign language and to study abroad, especially in London and Florence. 


The Minor in History of Architecture requires 18 credits of coursework distributed in the following way:

AND 12 credits of upper-level (300 or above) HOA or/and ARC courses on history of architecture from these lists:

In addition:

Students can have 3 credits count towards the minor from any of these courses:

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