Architecture, Seen Beyond the Drafting Table: A New Major
Submitted on Monday, 8/27/2012, at 4:35 PM
By William Sweet
Architectural studies, the latest addition to the list of majors available to Amherst students, is more than what its name implies. Students concentrating on architecture won’t just draw on drafting boards or in digital design studios; they will be drawing on multiple disciplines, including art history, environmental studies, performance studies, history, economics and more.
Architectural Studies Major
Submitted by Heidi Gilpin
on Thursday, 11/7/2013, at 10:42 AM
Advisory Committee: Professors Clark, Courtright, Rosbottom, & K. Sweeney; Associate Professor Gilpin (Chair); Five College Assistant Professors Arboleda & Long.
Amherst College participates in the Five College Architectural Studies (FCAS) major with the unique requirements indicated below.