B.S. Architecture

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Creating Sustainable Designs

From designing new homes and energy-efficient buildings to restoring historical landmarks, take your first step toward a career in architecture in a program that explores the built environment and its role in how people live, work and play. This includes rigorous studio experiences tackling real-world design problems to improve your design skills. This program offers seamless entry into the Master of Architecture degree program. 

Fast Facts

  • Four-year degree program.
  • Prepares you for a variety of industry-related opportunities that don’t require licensure.
  • Seamless entry into the graduate-level M. Arch. program makes it possible to complete the professional degree required for licensure in as few as 5 ½ years.
  • Architecture designer
  • Architectural journalist/critic
  • Architectural historian
  • Draftsperson
  • Carpenter
  • Surveyor
  • Urban planner
  • Art director
  • Real estate broker
  • Building inspector
  • Set designer


Potential salaries are based
upon averages for
Architecture Designers.
Degree Roadmap Students who graduate with a seamless B.S./M. degree in Architecture will complete 173 required credits toward their degrees (including core requirements). Download a PDF of the requirements.
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Architecture, we recommend you:
  • have an interest in urban and community planning, sustainable design, history of architecture
  • have the drive to complete a seamless entry into our Master of Architecture program 
  • aspire to be a licensed architect, carpenter, urban planner

Professional Fee

per semester

Applies to full-time students, or those registered for a minimum of 12 credits. Confused? We've got an answer for you.

Technical Fee

per semester

This fee partially supports personnel as well as the equipment, tools and supplies that are available for our majors to utilize within their class work.
Scholarships The College of Art and Architecture awards more than $42,000 in scholarships each year. There are many scholarship opportunities to explore
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Internships Our strong industry connections create opportunities for internships with regional firms and other organizations. Our students have completed internships at:

  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Libraries
  • Public schools (teaching practicum required for art education majors)
  • Public agencies
  • Private firms in architecture, landscape architecture, interior design or graphic design
  • Art nonprofits
  • Community centers

Get involved with our clubs on campus. More information about our clubs and ways to get in touch are available here.

  • American Institute of Architecture Students
  • American Institute of Graphic Artists
  • American Society of Interior Designers
  • Freedom by Design
  • Integrated Designers, Educators, and Artists
  • National Association of Educators of Art
  • New World Design Build
  • Student Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architecture
  • Student Congress of Art & Architecture
  • Visual Arts Community
  • Tau Sigma Delta - Honor Society