Doctor of Architecture at AIU
The Doctor of Architecture (Ph.D.) is a research degree suitable for students seeking a profession in teaching and scholarship in architecture and related areas, or positions in government or as a consultant requiring specialization and experience in research. The program of Architecture (Ph.D.) is designed to advance the professional development of experienced architects and professionals in the architectural arena by extending their architectural knowledge and equipping them with broad research and process architectural skills, enabling them to make a key leadership contribution to their chosen fields.
AIU’s Doctorate degree in Architecture goes one step further by allowing students to study and research multiple key areas of computer science to develop a unique foundation of practical knowledge and computer science theory.
Your AIU Distance Learning Doctorate program in Architecture will be a custom-made program, designed just for you by you and your advisor. This flexibility to meet your needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our program does not require every student to study the same subjects and use the same books and other learning materials as every other student. Instead, our online Doctoral programs are designed just for you. They are individually designed to meet your needs and help you to reach your professional and personal goals.
Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU?
Core Courses and Topics in Architecture
- Architectural History
- Visual Studies
- Environmental Design in Developing Countries
- Introduction to Energy and Environmental Management
- Design and Computer Analysis of Structure
- Design Theories and Methods
- Urban Places
Specialty Courses and Topics in Architecture
- Building Technology
- Design Computing
- Building Construction
- Regional Planning
- Construction & Materials
- Communication & Investigation
- Organization Theory
- Experiential Learning
- Academic Evaluation
- Fundament of Knowledge
- Fundamental Principles I
- Professional Evaluation
- Development of Graduate Study
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