Pre-Architecture - Associate of Applied Science
Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 72 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.
|Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 2||12-14|
|This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III and either a course from Area IV or V; students do not need to take any additional course to complete General Education requirements|
Area I: Communications
|Rhetoric and Composition 3||4|
Area II: Mathematics
|Trigonometry and Precalculus 3, 4||4|
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
|General Physics I|
and General Physics I Laboratory 3
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
The following is recommended for this area:
|American National Government 5,6||3|
Area V: Humanities
The following are recommended for this area:
|Roots of Modern Europe 3,5||3|
|Introduction to Early American History 3,5,6||3|
|Introduction to Recent American History 3,5,6||3|
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
|General Education Elective|
|COMM 265G||Principles of Human Communication 3||3|
|ENGL 211G||Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences 3||3|
|MATH 142G||Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 3||3|
|ARCT 101||Introduction to Architecture 7||3|
|ARCT 104||Introduction to Architectural Drawing 7||4|
|ARCT 111||Architecture World History I||3|
|ARCT 154||Introduction to Architectural Design||3|
|ARCT 170||Digital Imaging for Architecture||3|
|ARCT 204||Architectural Design Studio I||5|
|ARCT 210||Design Visualization I||3|
|ARCT 211||Architectural World History II||3|
|ARCT 250||Construction Documents||3|
|ARCT 254||Architectural Design Studio II||5|
|ARCT 260||Design Visualization II||3|
|DRFT 151||Construction Principles and Print Reading||3|
|Select 7 credits from the following: 5||7|
|Professional Development and Leadership||1-3|
Any other advisor-approved ARCT course
|Drawing I 3||3|
|2-D Fundamentals 3||3|
|3-D Fundamentals 3||3|
Advisor-approved natural science elective 6
Each course selected must be from a different area and students cannot take multiple courses in the same area.
See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.
Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.
Students only need to select one of the following courses to fulfill the General Education course requirements.
Either GOVT 100G American National Government to meet Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences or,
*Students do not need to take one from each.
Recommended electives for students planning on transferring to the B.S. Architecture program at Texas Tech University.
Requires a grade of B- or better.