The Architectural Studies Major and Minor

The Architectural Studies Major

The major in architectural studies consists of 44 credits in art history, studio art, design studio, and related fields of study. Design studio courses may be taken not only at Mount Holyoke but also at Smith College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students may also enroll in courses outside the Five Colleges, but should first consult with their advisor and the department chair to determine if the courses meet departmental criteria for the major.

See the Architectural Studies chapter of the course catalogue for detailed information on requirements for the major.

The Architectural Studies Minor

The minor requires a minimum of 16 credits, including courses in art studio, architectural design, and art history. Specific information on requirements for the minor can be found in the Architectural Studies chapter of the course catalogue.

Architectural studies majors may not minor in art history or studio art.