Ph.D in Architectural Sciences with a Concentration in Lighting: CurriculumThe curriculum for the Ph.D. in Architectural Sciences with a Concentration in Lighting will vary based upon each students background and previous coursework. Each student entering the degree will formulate an individual plan of study with a faculty advisor. The degree requires that students take a minimum of 90 credits of course work beyond a bachelor's degree and 60 credits beyond a master's degree.
Plans of study for most students will contain both classroom-based courses and research experiences. For students entering with a bachelor's degree, the program is expected to take four years of study to complete, culminating in a dissertation developed under the guidance of a faculty advisor. The chart below lists the courses that may be required as part of the program. Individual course requirements for students will vary based upon their plans of study. Click on each course title to see a description of the course.
|Click on each course title to see a description of the course.|
|Lighting Research Design||Advanced Individual Projects in Lighting|
|Human Factors in Lighting||Lighting Design|
|The Physics of Light||Lighting Workshop|
|Light and Health||Dissertation Research|
|Lighting Leadership||Graduate Architecture Seminars|
|Advanced Optics for Lighting||Biophysics of Light|