Architecture and Real Estate Development, Master of Architecture and Master of Real Estate Development (dual degree) (M.Arch. and M.R.E.D.)

Path A: Advanced Standing for Students with a Pre-Professional Degree in Architecture

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
ARCH600Integrated Design Studio V6
ARCH611Advanced Architecture Technology Seminar3
ARCH654Urban Development and Design Theory3
ARCH601Topical Design Studio VI6
ARCH460Site Analysis and Design3
ARCH xxxArchitecture Elective3
ARCH700Urban Design Studio VII6
ARCH797Thesis Proseminar3
ARCH770Professional Practice of Architecture3
ARCH798Thesis in Architecture3
ARCH799Master's Thesis Research6
RDEV600Principles and Practice of Real Property Development3
RDEV603Introduction to Real Property Finance3
RDEV630Real Property Finance and Investment3
RDEV610Real Property Development Law and Ethics3
RDEV690Capstone Project: Real Property Feasibility Study3
Cognate Courses15
Total Credits75


Path B: For Students with a Baccalaureate outside of Architecture

Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
ARCH404Graduate Architecture Design Studio I6
ARCH405Graduate Architecture Design Studio II6
ARCH406Graduate Architecture Design Studio III6
ARCH407Graduate Architecture Design IV6
ARCH425History of Architecture I3
ARCH426History of Architecture II3
ARCH443Visual Communication For Architects3
ARCH445Visual Analysis of Architecture3
ARCH460Site Analysis and Design3
ARCH462Methods & Materials of Building Construction3
ARCH463Sustainable Systems in Architecture3
ARCH464Architectural Structures I3
ARCH465Architectural Structures II3
ARCH466Environmental Systems in Architecture3
ARCH600Integrated Design Studio V6
ARCH601Topical Design Studio VI6
ARCH611Advanced Architecture Technology Seminar3
ARCH654Urban Development and Design Theory3
ARCH770Professional Practice of Architecture3
ARCH797Thesis Proseminar3
ARCH798Thesis in Architecture3
ARCH799Master's Thesis Research6
RDEV630Real Property Finance and Investment3
Architecture Elective3
Architecture Seminar3
RDEV600Principles and Practice of Real Property Development3
RDEV603Introduction to Real Property Finance3
RDEV610Real Property Development Law and Ethics3
RDEV690Capstone Project: Real Property Feasibility Study3
Real Estate Development Elective3
Cognate Courses15
Total Credits126

Students entering the program with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from an accredited college or university normally require two years of graduate study to complete the requirements for the professional Master of Architecture degree (Path A). The dual degree curriculum requires 75 credits which can be completed in five semesters plus one Summer and one Winter term course. Additional credits may be required depending upon the architectural admissions committee's evaluation of the individual's academic and architectural experience. Information on required courses and curriculum may be found on the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation website at http://www.arch.umd.edu.

Students who enter the professional program with a B.A. or B.S. in a discipline other than architecture (Path B) will normally require eight semesters plus course work in 2 summer and two winter terms in order to complete the 126 credits required for the dual degree in architecture and real estate development. Students may be granted advanced standing if they have completed certain of the required architecture prerequisites. Information on required courses and curriculum may be found on the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation website at http://www.arch.umd.edu.