Architectural History, Minor
The four-course minor introduces students to the study of architectural history, paying particular attention to the relationship between buildings and their larger urban, cultural, economic, and social environments.
The four-course minor introduces students to the study of architectural history, paying particular attention to the relationship between buildings and their larger urban, cultural, economic, and social environments. The minor advances student skills in analyzing and describing the built environment. The minor includes one general survey class that covers a variety of different cultures and geographic contexts over time. Students may then choose from a suite of architectural history courses to fulfill the remaining 12 credits of this minor.
Exhibition Design: Museum of Fine Arts
Urban Planning: Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA)
Journalism: The Boston Globe
Library: The Boston Public Library
Cartography: The Leventhal Map Library at the Boston Public Library
Architectural and Urban Design Criticism
- 3D printing
- Computer literacy
- Knowledge of building laws/codes
- Building construction
- Industrial design
Students who graduate from Northeastern University with a degree in architecture, architectural studies or landscape architecture will have:
Thorough 2D and 3D representation and modeling skills for deciphering and designing the built environment.
Awareness of how global socio-cultural contexts influence the built environment, and how the built environment influences global communities.
Thorough knowledge of sustainable and resilient design goals, strategies, and methods.
Skills of communication and collaboration necessary for managing complex projects.
Understanding of fundamental construction systems and techniques that shape the built environment.
Critical ability to analyze and decipher complex environments.
Exposure to the diverse range of professional opportunities and avenues for design of the built environment.
Understanding of ethical responsibilities for designing the built environment.