Study Plan

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies

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Semester Course Code Subject Title Pre-requisite / Co-requisite Credit Hours
Semester 1 LNG 171 English I None 3
MTH 112 Calculus I Pass Math Placement test or MTH-012 3
DES 121 Design Theory Co-DES 161 & 171 3
DES 161 Introduction to Design (Studio) Co-DES 121 & 171 4
DES 171 Drafting & Modelling Co-DES 121 & 161 3
ENT 141 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 1   2
Total 18
Semester 2 LNG 172 English II LNG-171 3
SCI 101 Physics I None 3
DES 172 Freehand Drawing & Rendering Co-DES 122 & 161 3
DES 122 Human Factors Co-DES 162 & 172 3
DES 162 Fundamentals of Design (Studio) DES-161, DES-121 & DES-171
Co-DES 122 & 172
4
ENT 142 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 ENT-141 1
Total 17
Semester 3 DES 221 History of Architecture & Interior Design 1 LNG-171 & DES-121 3
DES 241 Construction & Design Integration DES-162 3
DES 261 Design Principles (Studio) DES-122, 162 & DES-172 6
DES 271 Computer Aided Design DES-171 3
ENT 241 Entrepreneurship 1 ENT-142 2
Total 17
Semester 4 DES 222 History of Architecture & Interior Design 2 DES-221 3
ARC 232 Site Planning & Landscape None 3
ARC 242 Advanced Construction & Design Integration DES-241 3
ARC 262 Design Methods (Studio) DES-261 6
ARC 272 Building Information Modelling DES-271 3
ENT 242 Entrepreneurship 2 ENT-241 1
Total 19
Semester 5 GED 196 Communication Skills in Arabic 1 None 3
DES 341 Environmental Systems & Design Integration. ARC-262 /IND-262 and ARC-232 /IND-232 3
ARC 343 Structures 1 MTH-112, SCI-101 & ARC-242 3
ARC 361 Environmental Design (Studio) ARC-262 & DES-222 6
LNG 173 Professional Communication Skills LNG 172 3
Total 18
Semester 6 ARC 321 Research & Design Applications ARC-262 & LNG-173 3
ARC 342 Advanced Environmental Systems & Design Integration DES-341 & ARC-242 3
ARC 344 Structures 2 ARC-343 3
ARC 362 Design Studio (Housing) ARC-361. 343, 272 6
DES 371 Working Drawings & Detailing ARC-361/IND-361 and ARC-242/IND-242 3
Total 18
Semester 7 GED 199 UAE Society None 3
BIM 441 Building Information Modelling and Quantification 300 series 3
BIM 461 BIM Specialized Design Studio 300 Series 6
BIM XXX BIM Concentration Elective-1 ARC 272 & 300 series 3
Total 15
Semester 8 GED 198 Islamic Culture None 3
    Common Major Elective 1   3
BIM XXX BIM Concentration Elective-2 ARC 272 & 300 series 3
BIM 462 BIM Senior Project – Design (Studio) BIM 461 6
Total 15
DES-351 Internship (Between Semesters 6 and 7 & after semester 8) 90 Cr.H. & CGPA ≥ 2 3
Total 140
Sustainability
Semester Course Code Subject Title Pre-requisite / Co-requisite Credit Hours
Semester 1 LNG 171 English I None 3
MTH 112 Calculus I Pass Math Placement test or MTH-012 3
DES 121 Design Theory Co-DES 161 & 171 3
DES 161 Introduction to Design (Studio) Co-DES 121 & 171 4
DES 171 Drafting & Modelling Co-DES 121 & 161 3
ENT 141 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 1   2
Total 18
Semester 2 LNG 172 English II LNG-171 3
SCI 101 Physics I None 3
DES 172 Freehand Drawing & Rendering Co-DES 122 & 161 3
DES 122 Human Factors Co-DES 162 & 172 3
DES 162 Fundamentals of Design (Studio) DES-161, DES-121 & DES-171
Co-DES 122 & 172
4
ENT 142 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 ENT-141 1
Total 17
Semester 3 DES 221 History of Architecture & Interior Design 1 LNG-171 & DES-121 3
DES 241 Construction & Design Integration DES-162 3
DES 261 Design Principles (Studio) DES-122, 162 & DES-172 6
DES 271 Computer Aided Design DES-171 3
ENT 241 Entrepreneurship 1 ENT-142 2
Total 17
Semester 4 DES 222 History of Architecture & Interior Design 2 DES-221 3
ARC 232 Site Planning & Landscape None 3
ARC 242 Advanced Construction & Design Integration DES-241 3
ARC 262 Design Methods (Studio) DES-261 6
ARC 272 Building Information Modelling DES-271 3
ENT 242 Entrepreneurship 2 ENT-241 1
Total 19
Semester 5 GED 196 Communication Skills in Arabic 1 None 3
DES 341 Environmental Systems & Design Integration. ARC-262 /IND-262 and ARC-232 /IND-232 3
ARC 343 Structures 1 MTH-112, SCI-101 & ARC-242 3
ARC 361 Environmental Design (Studio) ARC-262 & DES-222 6
LNG 173 Professional Communication Skills LNG 172 3
Total 18
Semester 6 ARC 321 Research & Design Applications ARC-262 & LNG-173 3
ARC 342 Advanced Environmental Systems & Design Integration DES-341 & ARC-242 3
ARC 344 Structures 2 ARC-343 3
ARC 362 Design Studio (Housing) ARC-361. 343, 272 6
DES 371 Working Drawings & Detailing ARC-361/IND-361 and ARC-242/IND-242 3
Total 18
Semester 7 GED 199 UAE Society None 3
BIM 441 Building Information Modeling and Quantification 300 series 3
SUS 461 Sustainability Specialized Design Studio 300 Series 6
SUS XXX SUS Concentration Elective-1 300 series 3
Total 15
Semester 8 GED 198 Islamic Culture None 3
    Common Major Elective 1   3
SUS XXX SUS Concentration Elective-2 300 series 3
SUS 462 Sustainability Senior Project – Design (Studio) SUS-461 and SUS elective 6
Total 15
DES-351 Internship (Between Semesters 6 and 7 & after semester 8) 90 Cr.H. & CGPA ≥ 2 3
Total 140