To effectively carry out the above goals, the Academic
Field of Design Science has a teaching staff with a wide range of expertise,
ranging from architecture and design to humanities and social sciences. Through
the close supervision of the staff, students will acquire a general overview of
a wide spectrum of practical knowledge and skills. This generalist approach is
one of the defining features of this accademic field.
Students in the
undergraduate program will be able to choose from one of three majors: Design,
Architecture and Building Engineering, and Architecture and Culture. For details
on these majors, see the Undergraduate Program of Architecture and
In the graduate program, Masters’ students will be able to choose from
one of three programs:
(1) Master's Program of Architecture and Design
: this program focuses on the theory and history of architecture, design
and art, architectural planning, and architectural technology.
(2) Master's Program of Design
: this program is primarily focused on the practical side of the design process.
(3) Master's Program of Architectural Design
: this program is concerned with the practical aspects of architecture.
A Doctor's Program of Design Science, an advanced research program for
PhD candidates, is also offered in this academic field.
Throughout these programs, students
will have full access to the Museum and Archives Collection and its staff for
study and research purposes.