Architectural History and Criticism Major

Description: A general program that focuses on the aesthetic, technical, and social development of the built environment and the architectural profession from earliest times to the present. Includes instruction in the principles of architecture and related fields; art history; historiography of architecture; architectural theory and criticism; related aspects of the history of technology and social and economic history; and various period, cultural, and stylistic specializations.

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Architectural History and Criticism Major

What Courses Do Architectural History and Criticism Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Architectural History and Criticism majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Design
  • English
  • History

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