Dr. Fernando Lara
The certificate program is available only for degree-seeking students in SOA graduate design programs: M Arch I, M Arch II, MID I, MID II, MLA I, MLA II, MSUD, and MSCRP + MSUD.
Applicants to the program must demonstrate language (reading) proficiency in either Spanish or Portuguese.
Graduate students in the UTSOA who are in good academic standing may apply for and enter the certificate program at any point in their graduate study. Applications for admission must be submitted to the School of Architecture and approved by the certificate Program Director.
Students are encouraged to identify a faculty supervisor at the time of their certificate application. The faculty supervisor will advise on course selection and will serve as the supervisor for the Master’s Design Studio preparatory course and the final Master’s Design Studio.
The graduate certificate in Latin American Architecture requires completion of a total of 24 credit hours of coursework. This includes 15 credit hours of required coursework and 9 hours of prescribed electives
REQUIRED COURSES [15 hours]
|ARC 697 Master’s Design Studio|
|ARC 389 Master’s Design Preparatory Course|
|ARC 388R.1 20th Century Latin American Architecture|
|ARC 395C Mexican Architecture and Urbanism: From Pre-Columbian to Contemporary.
PRESCRIBED ELECTIVE OPTIONS [9 hours]
|ARC 386M Cultural Landscape and Ethnographic Methods|
|ARC 386M/CRP 388/LAR 388 Migratory Urbanism|
|ARC 386M/LAR 388 Cultural Landscapes|
|LAR 388 Latin American Landscapes|
|CRP 386 Latin American Planning Studio|
|CRP 385C Local Development Planning in Latin America|
|ARC 696 Studio Mexico|
|ARC 696 Studio Brazil|
|ARC 696 Advanced studio with emphasis on Latin America|
Upon completion of certificate program requirements, students will submit an application for program certification to the Program Director. The Program Director will evaluate and report program completion to the Registrar’s Office. Program completion will be noted on the student’s official transcript.