Year 1

The first year of the MAD-Crit curriculum introduces students to the discipline of architecture and its theory and history through required courses and electives taken with MArch students. The MADCrit Pro-Seminars immerse students in a variety of modes of design criticism and the dissemination of architectural ideas.

Year 2

In the second year, students take a research seminar with MArch students in the fall and continue with other electives in the fall and spring. At the same time,they undertake a year-long independent research and writing project, addressing a topic of their choice across multiple writing genres and for various audiences.