Curriculum for Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

University Requirements
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Arab 201Introduction to Arab Language3
Comp 201Computer Applications3
Eng 201Academic English3
CS 201Culture Studies3
GHN 201General Health & Nutrition3
Subtotal15
Faculty Requirements (Art & Des. Foundation)
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ADF 100Basic Design I4
ADF 101Basic Design II4
ADF 111Drawing I3
ADF 112Drawing II3
ADF 113Color in Design3
ADF 121History of Art3
ADF 214Photography I3
ADF 331Portfolio Presentation2
Subtotal25
Free Electives
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Four 3cr. approved courses from any major in the Faculty of Architecture & Design (FAD)
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
4 courses from FAD12
Subtotal12
Major Electives
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ARC 011Presentation Techniques3
ARC 021The Architecture of Tripoli3
ARC 022Islamic Architecture3
ARC 023The Islamic City3
ARC 031Digital Modeling3
ARC 032AEC Packages3
ARC 033GIS Technology3
ARC 041Smart Buildings3
ARC 051Housing Issues3
ARC 052Elements of Urban Planning3
6 course from the above12
Subtotal12
Minor: 18 credits of Free Electives plus Major Electives can be taken towards a Minor
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Minor in Computer Aided Design18
Minor in Islamic Design18
Minor in Furniture Design18
Minor in Photography18
Minor in Studio Arts`18
Subtotal18
Major Requirements
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
INT 202 Space-Form Design4
ARC 203 Architecture Design I4
ARC 304 Architecture Design II 4
ARC 305 Architecture Design III 4
ARC 406 Architecture Design IV 4
ARC 407 Architecture Design V 4
ARC 508 Final Project Design I 4
ARC 509 Final Project Design II 5
ARC 215 Wood and Metal Shop 2
ARC 316 Surveying 2
ARC 417 Architecture Execution Drawings 3
ARC 222 Principles of Design 2
ARC 223 Ancient and Medieval Art & Archit. 3
ARC 224 Renais. and Modern Art & Archit. 3
ARC 325 Contemporary Architecture 3
ARC 326 Regional Architecture 3
ARC 427 Urbanism 3
ARC 428 Landscape Architecture 3
ARD 231 Intro. to Computer Aided Design 3
ARC 332 Architecture Internship I1
ARC 433 Architecture Internship II1
ARC 534 Architecture Internship III1
ARC 241 Building Systems I 3
ARC 242 Building Systems II 3
ARC 243 Building Technology I 3
ARC 244 Building Technology II 3
ARC 345Environmental Systems I 3
ARC 346 Advanced Building Systems 3
ARC 347 Environmental Systems II 3
ARC 348 Advanced Building Technology 3
ARC 452 Construction Management 3
ARC 451 Energy Efficient Design 3
ARC 553 Building and Urban Regulations 2
ARC 554 Business Pract. for Bldg. Design 2
Subtotal100


Total Credits 170