May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Architecture & Interior Design

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Architecture Faculty

Lionel Johnson, Chair
Tamara Karr, Library Director
Mark Moreno
Christopher Perry
Rhonda Root
Zayda Steinke
Andrew von Maur
Kristin von Maur
Carey Carscallen, Professor Emeritus
Kathleen Demsky, Professor Emerita
Llewellyn Seibold, Professor Emeritus

The faculty promote stewardship, rigorous scholarship and creative problem solving in their disciplines, and encourage students to:

  • Shape places that foster whole human health;
  • Explore time-honored and innovative solutions in their works;
  • Seek joy, beauty, and moderation in a lifelong pursuit of learning;
  • Serve mankind in accord with a professional and Christian vocation.

All this for the glory of God until the risen Christ comes again.

Academic Calendar 2023–2024

May 25, 2024 Deadline for application to BSA professional degree track, BID and BSCM programs. (Currently enrolled students and transfer students seeking studio placement.)

Master of Architecture (3½-Year Track) Application Deadlines

Sept 15, 2023 For January 2024 admission
Feb 15, 2024 For summer or fall admission


Architecture Resource Center (ARC).  The ARC provides an extensive range of materials including over 25,000 books, 90 journals, and a growing media collection. An added dimension to resource materials are two special collections. The ARC maintains a relationship with the Environmental Design Research Association, and houses an internationally recognized collection of books and materials in the area of environmental psychology and design. In addition, the ARC holds the Senseman Rare Book Collection of over 800 rare and out-of-print books and photos.

Student Handbook. A handbook for School of Architecture & Interior Design students outlining policies, operational guidelines, and general information is available from the School office. Students are responsible for all policies outlined in the School of Architecture & Interior Design Student Handbook.

Program Accreditation

In the United States, most registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture offered by institutions with U.S. regional accreditation, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted an eight-year term, an eight-year term with conditions, or a two-year term of continuing accreditation, or a three-year term of initial accreditation, depending on the extent of its conformance with established education standards.

Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree programs may require a non-accredited undergraduate degree in architecture for admission. However, the non-accredited degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree.

Andrews University School of Architecture & Interior Design offers the following NAAB-accredited degree programs:

  • M.Arch. (pre-professional degree—138 undergraduate credits + 30 graduate credits)
  • M.Arch. (non-pre-professional degree + 72 undergraduate prerequisite credits + 30 graduate credits)

Next accreditation visit for all programs: 2026

(The National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc., 2020 Conditions for Accreditation)


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      ArchitectureConstruction ManagementInterior Design

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