For students entering Fall 2018

First Year

4 units          GSD 3333        Culture, Conservation & Design
4 units          GSD 4479*      Power & Place: Culture and Conflict in the Built Environment
4 units          GSD 4476*      Architecture’s Bodies: Agency and Biopolitics
24 units        Electives

*Students may choose between 4479 and 4475. 4479 is a research and methodology course for Critical Conservation.

Second Year

Three Semester Track:
16 units        Electives


Four Semester Thesis Track:
16 units        Electives
8 units          GSD 9304        Independent Thesis for the Degree Master in Design Studies**

**Students electing to do a thesis are required to participate in monthly Critical Conservation thesis meetings and reviews in addition to coursework.

Suggested Electives


(Required courses for students who entered in Fall 2017.)