The four-course minor introduces students to the study of architectural history, paying particular attention to the relationship between buildings and their larger urban, cultural, economic, and social environments. The minor includes two general survey classes that cover a variety of different cultures and geographic contexts over time as well as two upper-level classes that focus on architectural development and theoretical discourse in the history of western architecture. Students need not fill out paperwork to get the minor; they need only complete the four courses and ask that they be given the recognition of the minor prior to graduation.

Courses:

ARCH 1310: Architecture and Global Cultures, Prehistory to 1400
ARCH 1320: Architecture and Global Cultures, 1400 to 1800
ARCH 2330: Architecture, Modernity, and the City, 1800 to 1910
ARCH 2340: Architecture, Modernity, and the City, 1910 to 1980