You can hardly find a more local—and at the same time, more global—choice of study than architecture. It’s as varied and as interesting as all the buildings and all the people in all of the world, and as specialized as a single room in a structure. At its heart, it is idea sharing, understanding culture, and applying science.
Architecture demands imagination, technical expertise, teamwork, and an understanding of humanity. It is an incredibly collaborative practice that crosses and binds many disciplines and cultures. So, our world-class curriculum exposes students to a world of variation—different places, ideas, and people—while providing solid knowledge and skills.
But as collaborative as architecture is, it is also competitive. When you're ready to investigate, develop, and challenge design, we’re waiting for you with competitions that will inspire and push your ideas forward.
In our accredited bachelor's and master's degree programs and our minors, study is guided by our innovative faculty, who are at the forefront of emerging needs in the fields. Noted professional guest lecturers, visiting scholars, and studio critics also share their expertise with students on campus, through interactive teleconferences, and in gallery exhibits. You'll enjoy almost limitless opportunities to learn in state-of-the-art labs and studios, in immersive learning projects where you solve real-world problems for business and community partners, and in experiences outside the classroom such as trips to significant sites, conferences, and field work.
If you want to become a licensed architect, our bachelor’s degree in architecture (BS or BA) preprofessional course of study is where you begin.
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