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School of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)* Degree

*Candidacy Status

Academy of Art University's Bachelor of Architecture (Candidacy Status) program questions, evaluates and promotes excellence in design. It combines exceptional art education and professional practice with new and existing technology to create beautiful and meaningful Architecture that represents the cultural, physical and ecological spirit of a place.

Students are challenged to produce workable and sustainable design solutions within the values and aspirations of a specific society.

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns:

B.Arch (Candidacy Status) Architecture Unit Requirements

Major Coursework
          Core 36 units
          Major 69 units
+Studio Arts & Humanities Breadth 12 units
+Liberal Arts 45 units
TOTAL 162 units

B.Arch (Candidacy Status) Degree Requirements

2 Written Communications courses
3 History of Architecture courses
1 Social Factors & Historical Awareness course
1 Urban Studies course
1 Cultural Influences & Human Behavior course
1 Math for Environmental Design course
1 Applied Math course
1 Advanced Math course
1 Physics course
1 Architecture Employment Communications & Practices course

And:
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and the following Liberal Arts courses:
    • LA 108 Composition for the Artist
    • LA 219 History of Architecture 1
    • LA 249 History of Architecture 2
    • LA 255 College Math
    • LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
    • LA 292 Programming and Culture
    • LA 293 Precalculus
    • LA 296 Physics for Architects
    • LA 319 History of Architecture 3
    • LA 449 Urban Design Theory
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