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

Architectural Studies BS (Non-Professional)

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The Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies is a nonprofessional degree. Students who elect this degree do not proceed into the professional program track. In this program, Architectural Studies is declared as a major and upon successful completion, receives an undergraduate degree. Students who elect for this degree may seek advanced degrees or employment in the construction industry, the arts, business, and other fields.

Total Credits - 120


A minimum of 21 elective credits from courses with ARCH and INT acronyms of which 9 must be upper division.

Additional Electives

Additional elective credits may be chosen from course acronyms ARCH, ART, ARTH, DSGN, HORT, INT, PHTO, and other courses upon consultation with and approval from the academic advisor.

General Education (Andrews Core Experience)

Students must fulfill all Bachelor’s Degree requirements listed in the Andrews Core Experience .

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, students should be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between building and landscape.
  • Understand the fundamental design concepts involved in a variety of architectural languages.
  • Gain introductory knowledge of conventional building systems.
  • Understand a global view for the historical architecture and architects as a connection to understanding global and cultural diversity.
  • Develop a vocabulary of words, images, concepts, and ideas rooted in the study of architectural precedents and form.

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