For students entering Fall 2019

First Year

32 units        Electives or Distributional Requirements*

Second Year

Coursework Track:
16 units        Electives or Distributional Requirements*


Thesis Track:
16 units        Electives or Distributional Requirements*
8 units          GSD 9304        Independent Thesis for the Degree Master in Design Studies

*Students must take 12 units of the following Distributional Requirements:

4 units          GSD 4121        Buildings, Texts, Contexts I
4 units          GSD 4141        Histories of Landscape Architecture I
4 units          GSD 4122        Building, Texts, Contexts II
4 units          GSD 4142        Histories of Landscape Architecture II
4 units          GSD 4223       Buildings, Texts, Contexts III

Recommended Research Methodology Course
Courses that teach skills of potential relevance to theses projects

HIS-4395 Environmentalisms

Other Recommended Courses

HIS-4115  History and Theory of Urban Interventions
HIS-4350 Michelangelo Architect: Precedents, Innovation, Influence (not offered in 2019/20)
HIS-4362  Structuring Urban Experience: From the Athenian Acropolis to the Boston Common
HIS-4385  Mountains and the Rise of Landscape
HIS-4386  Domesticity, Privacy, Transparency, Performance (not offered in 2019/20)
HIS-4387  Topology and Imagination: Between Chinese Landscapes and Architecture
HIS-4388  Architecture in Early Modern England: Themes and Methods (not offered in 2019/20)
HIS-4394 Once Century of Modernization in Latin America
HIS-4395 Environmentalisms
HIS-4428 Visionary Architecture
HIS-4451 Materiality, Visual Culture, and Media
HIS-4453 Manfredo Tafuri and the Historiography and Criticism of Architecture 1960-1990