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Suite 390
Boise, ID 83702
udc@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-364-4540

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Undergraduate Programs

Fast Facts:

  • Complete your first two years of undergraduate coursework in architecture or interior architecture and design — or your first year of coursework in landscape architecture — in a vibrant, urban setting in the heart of downtown Boise
  • Transfer to our main campus in Moscow with the potential for advanced standing
  • Experience an intimate studio setting at our Urban Design Center
  • Work alongside graduate students in parallel disciplines to receive invaluable mentorship
  • Save up to $8,800 per year on housing and meal plans
  • Apply scholarships and FAFSA to save even more
     

Note: Students with dual, AP or transfer credits should contact the program head for more information on the accelerated architecture program.

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Melissa Adams
Academic Advisor
208-885-5082

Dwaine Carver

Assistant Professor of Architecture
208-364-4612

Rula Awwad Rafferty
Program Head of Interior Architecture and Design
208-885-6832

Beth Scott
Program Head of Landscape Architecture
208-364-4571

Architecture Coursework

1st Year

Fall | 16 credits
Design Process, Integrated Art & Design Communication, Built Environment
and additional core requirements

Spring | 15 credits
Architectural Graphics, Drawing as Design Thinking
and additional core requirements

2nd Year

Fall | 14 credits
Architecture Design 1, Materials and Methods, Global History of Architecture 1, General Physics 1
General Ed requirements

Spring | 16 credits
Architectural Design 2, Media in Architecture, Global History of Architecture 2
General Ed requirements

3rd Year

Fall | 15 credits
Architecture Design 3, Structural Systems 1, Principles of Site Design, General Physics 1 LAB
Elective

Spring | 16 credits
Architectural Design 4, Structural Systems 2, Introduction to Theory, Great Issues
General Ed requirements

4th Year

Fall | 15 credits
Vertical Studio, ECS 1 & Lab, Urban Theory & Issues
Elective

Spring | 16 credits
Vertical Studio, ECS 2 & Lab, Building Assemblies
Elective

Fall | 15 credits
Vertical Studio, Professional Practice
Graduate Elective

Spring | 16 credits
Integrated Design, Graduate Architecture Elective, Technical Integration Design

Fall | 15 credits
Vertical Studio, Professional Practice
Graduate Elective

Spring | 16 credits
Integrated Design, Technical Integration Design
Graduate Elective

Interior Architecture and Design Coursework

1st Year

Fall | 16 credits
Design Process, Integrated Art & Design Communication, Intro to Interior Design
and additional core requirements

Spring | 14 credits
Architectural Graphics, Drawing as Design Thinking, Interior Design Studio 1
and additional core requirements

2nd Year

Fall | 14 credits
Architecture Design 1, Materials and Methods, History of Interiors 1, Design Communication
General Ed requirements

Spring | 13 credits
Architectural Design 2, Media in Architecture, History of Interiors 2
General Ed requirements

3rd Year

Fall | 16 credits
Interior Design 3, Materials & Specifications, Digital Design Tools for ID, Environmental Control Systems
Elective

Spring | 17 credits
Interior Design 4, Environmental Control Systems, Furniture Design & Construction, Universal Design

4th Year

Fall | 14 credits
Interior Design 5, Capstone Proposal Development, History of Architecture 1, Professional Practice

Spring | 14 credits
Interior Design 6, History of Architecture 2, Special Topics
Elective

Landscape Architecture Coursework

1st Year

Fall | 16 credits
Design Process, Integrated Art & Design Communication, Built Environment
and additional core requirements

Spring | 15 credits
Architectural Graphics, Drawing as Design Thinking
and additional core requirements

2nd Year

Fall | 16 credits
Landscape Architecture Representation and Media 2, Intro Principles of Site Design, Plant Materials and Design 1
General Ed requirements

Spring | 16 credits
Origins of Landscape Form, Plant Materials and Design 2, Landscape Architecture Representation and Media 3, History of Landscape Architecture
General Ed requirements

3rd Year

Fall | 16 credits
Design Studio 1 & 2, Grading Drainage and Stormwater Management, Ecology, The Soil Ecosystem

Spring | 16 credits
Design Studio 3 & 4, Construction Detailing and Documentation, GIS Applications
General Ed requirements

4th Year

Fall | 17 credits
Design Studio 5 & 6, Professional Office Practice, Urban Systems in Ecology
General Ed requirements

Spring | 15 credits
Design Studio 7 & 8, Water Conservation Technologies, The Emerging Landscape
General Ed requirements

5th Year

Fall | 12 credits
Graduate Studio 1, Regional Community Design or Elective
Graduate Elective

Spring | 11 credits
Graduate Studio 2, Master's Project Preparation
Graduate Elective

6th Year

Fall | 12 credits
Graduate Studio 3 OR Graduate Thesis
Graduate Electives

Spring | 9 credits
Graduate Studio 4 OR Graduate Thesis
Optional Graduate Elective

CONTACT US

Physical Address:

322 E. Front Street

Suite 390
Boise, ID 83702
udc@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-364-4540

Location