BA Architectural Studies


The B.A. degree in Architectural Studies is a studio-oriented design program. Students focusing on Architecture will develop expertise in the creation of built structures and environments for public audiences. The curriculum includes a concentration in this design discipline and a broad foundation in the liberal arts, studio arts, and art history. Emphasis is placed upon creative problem-solving, design competence and technical skills. The program of study also develops skills in critical thinking, and oral and written communications. The design of meaningful buildings and places in major metropolitan areas will be a focus of the program.

Major Required Courses

Construction and Architecture
Urban building
Urban design, planning, housing
Intro to understanding Architecture
The ethics of Architecture
An overview of Architecture in world civilization
History: Urban and Landscape Forms
Complex program