B.F.A. in architectural history

Available at:  
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 30 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DRAW 115 Graphics for the Building Arts
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space

General education: 65 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • COMM 305 Techniques for Professional Presentations
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • — ENGL elective
  • — Foreign language I†
  • — Foreign language II†
  • — Foreign language III†
  • — General education elective‡
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective‡
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective‡

Major curriculum: 70 hours

  • ARLH 479 Undergraduate Internship
  • ARLH 499 Architectural History B.F.A. Thesis
  • — Discovering the non-Western world§
  • — Discovering the non-Western world§
  • — Examining modernity#
  • — Examining modernity#
  • — Exploring pre-Modern traditions¶
  • — Exploring pre-Modern traditions¶
  • — Investigating the American hemisphere**
  • — Investigating the American hemisphere**
  • — 300-level ARLH elective
  • — 400-level ARLH elective
  • — ARLH elective, or CLC 580
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective

Additional electives: 15 hours

  • — Diversified elective††
  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† A foreign language is required for the B.F.A. degree in architectural history. To satisfy the foreign language requirement, all courses must be in the same language.
‡ Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
§ Choose one of the following: ARLH 211 Survey of World Architecture and Urbanism, ARLH 212 Global Modernity in Architecture and Urbanism, ARLH 325 Islamic Art and Architecture, ARLH 344 African Art and Architecture, or ARLH 363 World Vernacular Architecture.
# Choose one of the following: ARLH 206 Modern Architecture I: 1750-1900, ARLH 208 Modern Architecture II: 1900-Present, ARLH 212 Global Modernity in Architecture and Urbanism, or ARLH 311 The Modern City.
¶ Choose one of the following: ARLH 236 Renaissance and Baroque Architecture, ARLH 321 Ancient Architecture in Context, ARLH 323 Medieval Architecture in Context, ARLH 353 The Architecture of Provence, or ARLH 355 Gothic Art and Architecture.
** Choose one of the following: ARLH 301 Built Environment of the Americas, Pre-Colonial–1865; ARLH 302 Built Environment of the Americas, 1865–1945; ARLH 303 Built Environment of the Americas, 1945–Present; or ARLH 375 Architecture and Urban History of Savannah.
†† Diversified electives expand the knowledge of the student beyond the building arts and art historical disciplines. Courses with subject codes other than ARCH, ARLH, ARTH, ELDS, FURN, HIPR, INDS and URBA meet these requirements.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.