Architecture majors and Brown|RISD Dual Degree (BRDD) Program students complete a fifth year at RISD. Sometimes students pursuing a secondary major will also need to complete a fifth year. BRDD students should consult with the program’s lead academic advisor.
Architecture students in the fifth year complete 30 credits in the degree program for a total of 156. All non-major studio electives and Liberal Arts requirements should be complete prior to your fifth year.