Program

Preservation Track

 

Major Requirements


Architectural Studies Major - Preservation Track Checklist

Recommended Course Sequence - Preservation Track
Graduation Requirements in the School of Arts and Sciences

Architectural Studies Major Checklist

A minimum 2.0 GPA in major courses is required. Students must also fulfill the graduation requirements in the School of Arts and Sciences.

For advising and further information, contact:
Maria D'Anniballe, Undergraduate Advisor
412-648-2101
mdaw@pitt.edu

 

History of Art and Architecture Courses
12 credits

HAA 0040

Intro to Western Architecture

HAA 1530

or
HAA 1531

Early American Architecture
or
Modern American Architecture

 

Additional Architectural History Course

 

Additional Architectural History Course

Architectural Studies Requirements
15 credits

HAA 0940

Approaches to the Built Environment

HAA 1912

Architecture + Digital Media 1

HAA 1913

Foundation Studio 1 (6cr.)

HAA 1900

Architectural Studies Internship

Preservation Courses
12 credits

HAA 1920

Intro to Historic Preservation

HAA 1921

Documentation + Conservation Studio (6 credits)

HAA 1922

Preservation: Texts + Theory
('W' course for the major)

Required Related Area

12 credits


Every major who selects the preservation track in AS must complete 12 credits of required related area coursework in one of the two following areas (click on either to view the requirements):

     History of Urban America »

     Public Service »

 

Recommended Course Sequence

This order is particularly important for students who intend to pursue graduate study after Pitt (particularly masters programs in preservation fields and will need to prepare graduate school applications in the fall of their senior year.

 

Freshman
0–30 credits

HAA 0040

Intro To Western Architecture

 

Completion of serveral general education requirements

Sophomore
30–60 credits

HAA 0940

Approaches to the Built Environment

HAA 1912

Digital Media 1

HAA 1913

Foundation Studio 1

HAA 1530 or 1531

Early or Modern American Architecture

HAA 1920

 

Introduction to Historic Preservation typically spring only

 

Begin coursework in required related area

Junior
60–90 credits

HAA 1921

Documentation + Conservation Studio

HAA 1922

Preservation: Texts + Theory

 

1 HAA course devoted to an architectural topic

HAA 1900

Architectural Studies Internship

 

Continue coursework in required related area

Senior
90–120 credits

Students should plan to devote considerable time to graduate school applications and portfolio completion during fall semester of senior year if they are seeking to proceed immediately to graduate school.

 

1 HAA course devoted to an architectural topic

 

Completion of remaining general education courses

 

Completion of required related area

Graduate School Applications

Students seeking admission to graduate programs immediately after graduation should devote considerable time to the applications and portfolio completion in the fall of senior year.

 

Graduation Requirements in the School of Arts and Sciences

 

Foundation Skills

Intensive writing seminar
Seminar in composition
1st writing course
2nd writing course
Algebra
Quantitative reasoning

General Education Requirements

Literature
The arts
2nd level creative expression
Philosophy
Social science
History
Three natural sciences

Foreign language
Three or four international cultures, one must be a non-western

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2016 Field Trips

Vienna IFTA

Vienna IFTA

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