Track I students complete all of the M.I.Arch. degree requirements at the University of Oregon, and begin the program the summer before their first full academic year of study.
In addition to the general Graduate School requirements, Track I students must meet the following requirements:
Degree Requirements: 147 credits
This degree is typically completed in 10 terms. This includes 64 credits in design studios. The remaining 83 credits are distributed among required professional course work and professional electives, which include the seminar, advanced study, and history requirements described below.
Design Requirements: 64 credits (10 terms)
Subject Area Requirements: 83 credits (This includes 11 credits of subject area electives and 6 credits of seminar, ARCH 507 or 607, minimum)
History Requirements: 5 courses
All professional degree students in interior architecture must take five architectural history courses, including the three History of Interior Architecture courses (ARH 574, 575 and 576). Track I students can also include the required ARCH 610 - 20th Century Architecture History as one of the courses.
University of Oregon requirements for all graduate students:
Minimum Credits (600-level) in Residence: 9 credit hours
Maximum Credits Per Term: 16 credits without additional fees, and up to 18 credits with additional fees assessed for each credit beyond 16.
Registration Minimum Per Term: 3 credits at graduate level
Full-Time Status: 9 credits at graduate level
Continuous Enrollment: Students enrolled in a graduate program must attend the university continuously (except for summers) until all program requirements have been completed, unless on-leave status has been approved. (This is a Graduate School requirement.)
Graded Credits: There is no graded-credit-hour requirement for graduate students in either the master of architecture or master of interior architecture programs. If graded hours are taken, an average GPA of 3.0 must be maintained.