Bachelor Programs in Architecture

Compare 81 Bachelor Programs in Architecture

Architecture

A bachelor’s degree is one of the most popular college degrees available, and millions of students around the world are choosing to pursue one. One popular type of degree focuses on the study of architecture—but what is a Bachelor in Architecture?

A BA degree in architecture allows students to study the design, planning, and construction of buildings. Architecture is one of the oldest and most-well known fields of study because it involves constructing buildings that can last for decades, centuries, or millennia. Those who pursue this degree might study design, aesthetics, and art, as well as more practical areas such as physics, building mechanics, plumbing and electrical systems, and the construction process. Students may also take courses on drawing, drafting, and computer aided design.

Those who take a Bachelor in Architecture will be able to thoroughly prepare themselves for a career in building design. In many countries, the BA in architecture degree is designed to prepare students to take architecture tests and receive official accreditation in whatever place they choose to seek employment. A BA will prepare students for the accreditation process, as well as give them experience needed for a future career and provide them with an advantage when seeking employment.

The cost of a bachelor’s degree in architecture can vary greatly from program to program, school to school, and even country to country. That’s why it’s vital that potential students carefully research the institutions that they are most interested in.

Those who decide to take a BA in architecture will most likely end up pursuing a career as an independent architect or a member of an architectural firm. They are also equipped for many jobs within the fields of construction, planning, or design. 

If you’re interested in obtaining a BA in architecture, then you can begin your online search today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 USA San Diego

Construction management is a profession that brings architectural visions to life by protecting the interests of the construction process. Construction management professionals are leaders and influencers, those able to listen, organize, and communicate efficiently while abiding by laws and regulations to produce a high-quality end product. In the first and second year of study, our students take classes that overlap with those in the architecture program, learning the cross-disciplinary skills that will help prepare them for a career working with architecture and other building industry professionals. [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. Construction management is a profession that brings architectural visions to life by protecting the interests of the construction process. Construction management professionals are leaders and influencers, those able to listen, organize, and communicate efficiently while abiding by laws and regulations to produce a high-quality end product. In the first and second year of study, our students take classes that overlap with those in the architecture program, learning the cross-disciplinary skills that will help prepare them for a career working with architecture and other building industry professionals. [-]

Bachelor In Interior Design

LCI Monterrey
Campus Full time 3 years May 2017 Mexico Monterrey

LCI will prepare to build, equip and adapt spaces according to the current needs of the world. We promote awareness about the environment, conservation of buildings of historic value and [+]

9 tetramestres (3 years) in LCI prepare you to build, equip and adapt spaces according to the current needs of the world. We promote awareness about the environment, conservation of buildings of historic and architectural value; we firmly believe that we must provide a solution to sustainable development, technological interdependence and globalization of economies. Curriculum Theory of Color Technical Drawing I Art History I Creativity and innovation Observational Drawing Interior design I Visual expression I I visual language Formative research Applying color Materials and finishes I Autocad History of furniture I Accounting principles Sustainable architecture Hist. Interior design I Dimensional organization Photography Lighting Prérequis High school diploma or high school | School Date de(s) rentrée September | January | May [-]

Additional Training Course Degree In Technical Architecture And Building

laSalle Barcelona
Campus Part time 1 year May 2017 Spain Barcelona

The "Course of additional training for graduates in technical architecture for obtaining degree in Building Engineering" ensures levels of rigor and quality training requiring La Salle - Ramon Llull University and are aimed at technical architects with a minimum 2 years between obtaining both degrees to facilitate their access to new graduate degree in Engineering Building. [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. The "Complementary training course for graduates in technical architecture for obtaining degree in Engineering Building"Guarantees levels of rigor and quality training requiring La Salle - Ramon Llull University and are aimed at technical architects with a minimum of 2 years between obtaining both degrees to facilitate their access to new graduate degree in Engineering Edification. The course contents have been defined based on the report of the new degree of Engineering Building officially approved by ANECA, the University Council and the Directorate General of Universities. Addressed to Technical Architects with a minimum of 2 years between obtaining both titles, for that to facilitate their access to new Certificate in Building Engineering. prepare couple According to the "ORDER ECI / 3855/2007" of 27 December, Graduate in Engineering Building may: Directing the material execution of building works. Drafting studies and plans safety and occupational health. Carry out technical activities of calculation, measurements, assessments, appraisals. Develop technical projects. Manage new building technologies. Lead and manage the use, conservation and maintenance of buildings. Provide technical manufacturing processes in materials. Manage the real estate process as a whole. Graduates in Engineering Building may develop their activity in professional offices, in developers, Project Manager, in construction or industrial companies, in public administration, education, etc. Methodology The materials and course content are organized in four sections: Semi actual format training, case studies, professional experience and final degree project. Requirements  You can access these studies at La Salle with a degree in Engineering or higher,... [-]

Architecture

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. [+]

Architecture The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. Students at KU who start in the B.A. in Architectural Studies, co-enroll in graduate professional degrees and take courses that count toward the B.A. and the graduate professional degree. All B.A. students take a core of classes in architecture, design and planning. The core involves a sequence of skill-based studios, survey courses within each of the School’s disciplines, and courses in architectural history and theory. This degree core is supplemented with classes that fulfill the Core Curriculum, additional courses that meet the requirements of any one of the Undergraduate Certificate Programs, and advanced professional enrichment courses that fulfill requirements in the graduate professional degrees. From the very beginning, each student works with an advisor to make sure that appropriate progress is being made both toward the completion of the B.A. degree and, if designated, the graduate professional degree. Some students may opt to complete the 124-credit B.A. without continuing and completing the additional year (or two) required to finish one of the professional degree paths. The four-year, 124-credit course of study... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture in Architecture Design

Royal University for Women
Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2017 Bahrain Riffa + 1 more

This programme focuses on a broad range of perceptions linking several common concerns like location, context, practice, building methods, materials, and most importantly the role of the architect. [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. From this Academic Year College of Art & Design is implementing the new B. Arch. Programme in Architectural Design. This programme focuses on a broad range of perceptions linking several common concerns like location, context, practice, building methods, materials, and most importantly the role of the architect. Today the architect is seen more as a collaborator in shaping the physical environment rather than the sole creator of a completed building. In this programme a number of general and specialized courses spread over ten semesters. The category of courses taught include Architecture Fundamental Courses, Architecture Major Requirements, Architecture Electives and Major Supporting Courses and Liberal Art courses, as per NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board) guidelines. An Internship course will help the students to explore professional practices in the field and final project will enable you to do a project from concept to final product using the theory and design learnt in the programme. Architectural Design programme will enable the students to develop their qualities and skills relevant for immediate employment. The Programme will also help them to understand the methods of investigation and preparation of the brief for a design project and provide adequate knowledge of the Building industries, organizations, regulations and procedures involved in translating design concepts into buildings and integrating plans into overall planning. This will also enable students to prepare for a variety of careers in future in research and teaching. [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Interior Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. [+]

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. They can develop concepts and produce digital technical drawings. Graduates are able to create interior design solutions for clients in the retail, hospitality, domestic, exhibition, services, corporate, and specialist industries. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year 1 FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN 1st year – DESIGN SKILLS Developing fundamental design skills to create design savvy critical thinkers. Developing foundational Drawing Skills, Basic Material and Manufacturing awareness, Digital Image Making,... [-]

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

International University of Catalonia
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

A strong international outlook and universal values, the Bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture teaches students along various lines of professional development and improves competitiveness through the encouragement of polyvalence, co-responsibility, entrepreneurship and internationalism. [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. A strong international outlook and universal values, the Bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture teaches students along various lines of professional development and improves competitiveness through the encouragement of polyvalence, co-responsibility, entrepreneurship and internationalism. We achieve this through a teaching method based on undertaking projects on all scales involving simultaneous interaction between all areas of knowledge. More reasons to study Architecture A global perspective: You'll learn to work on a project starting from a territorial level all the way down to the construction details. Committed to society: The only school of architecture in Spain that teaches compulsory subjects on cooperation, sustainability and accessibility. International: By studying for a year and a half at the University of Belgrano you will receive a double degree which will allow you to work both in Argentina and in Europe. Architecture at ESARQ Our commitment is to ensure you the best academic preparation that will provide theoretical and practical tools necessary to ensure high employment. We stand to enrich the professional profile of the future architect capacity with multiple lines. We have a national and international job bank which allows students to find jobs around the world, due to the network of agreements held with companies from the sector, providing various professional opportunities. The UIC is committed to providing its students with the best academic preparation in both the theoretical and practical realms, and also to providing them with the tools which are necessary for successful access to the... [-]

Bachelor in Interior & Spatial Design (Interior Architecture / Interior Design)

Pearl Academy
Campus Full time Part time 4 years July 2017 India Mumbai Jaipur Noida New Delhi + 4 more

The 4 Year UG Pathway in Interior & Spatial Design explores the interior built environment through the lens of human habitation of spaces. After a year of basic design exploration in Foundation, the pathway begins with the exploration of the human body and how it occupies and moves within its spatial surroundings. [+]

Duration: 4 Years Eligibility: 10+2, or equivalent, in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks. NATA 2015 - 2016 scores accepted Location: Delhi NCR (East & West), Jaipur and Mumbai TU accreditation Course Overview The 4 Year UG Pathway in Interior & Spatial Design explores the interior built environment through the lens of human habitation of spaces. After a year of basic design exploration in Foundation, the pathway begins with the exploration of the human body and how it occupies and moves within its spatial surroundings. We then investigate the increasingly complex interactions between people and their cultures, emotions, and activities through various social functions of living, working, resting, and playing. The approach integrates technical, functional, theoretical, materials, aesthetics, and creative processes of design, with a strong emphasis on critical thinking, independent learning, and social/ecological consciousness. After a basic exposure to the fundamental history and theory of interior design and through design studio projects, students take advantage of a flexible elective curriculum that covers typologies across residential, commercial, and institutional spaces. The emphasis of the course is to provide a graduate learning pathway through distinct levels of subject competencies and differentiated areas of in depth learning in the field of Interior and Spatial Design. The intake of students for the design specialisms is from diverse backgrounds, thus Initial level exposes students to design concepts, experience of visual communication or practice in working with materials. The structure and content introduce and develop a broad spectrum of skills and concepts which develop sequentially... [-]

Architecture

Auburn Global
Campus Full time 5 years May 2017 USA Auburn

The bachelor of architecture degree is awarded upon the completion of the five-year curriculum. Qualified students may elect to pursue concurrently a second bachelor of interior architecture degree. [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. The bachelor of architecture degree is awarded upon the completion of the five-year curriculum. Qualified students may elect to pursue concurrently a second bachelor of interior architecture degree. In the United States, most state registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a pre-requisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit U.S. professional degree programs in architecture, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted a six, three or two-year term of accreditation, depending on its degree of conformance with established educational standards. Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree programs may consist of a pre-professional undergraduate degree and a professional graduate degree, that when earned sequentially, constitute an accredited professional education. However, the pre- professional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree. Auburn's next accreditation visit for the architecture program is in 2017. Auburn University, School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture offers the following NAAB-accredited degree program: Bachelor of Architecture (159 credits). The four-year pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design is not a professionally accredited degree. Auburn University is a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Students are encouraged to work at an architect’s office, on a construction site or in another approved professional endeavor prior to their fourth year. The bachelor of interior architecture degree program offers a... [-]

Master of Architecture

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. [+]

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. This study program should develop artistical and intellectual abilities of upcoming architects. Also, to form aesthetical attitude, conception of setting organization. Moreover, to provide with the main knowledge about constructions of buildings, engineering equipment, planning of urbanism, ecology, economics, sociology and law. After architectural studies students gain the Bachelor's degree. HOW CAN YOU GET INTO THE PROGRAMME? For Architecture programme, entrance test is requered. Foreign students can take the test online on a previously agreed time. The test is reviewed by vice dean of the faculty and programme coordinator. Test duration is 4 hours, it consists of two tasks. First task is architectural composition. The aim of the task is to prepare presentation of proposed design of the architectural object and its environment. Single A3 sheet of paper should be used for presentation of the project. The project should include the plan, front and side views of the object as well as perspective view of the object rendered in natural environment. Additional views or details are allowed if necessary. The test should be executed in free hand technique using graphite pencil. Second task is free hand drawing task of proposed construction (two or three elements). A3 size paper sheet and graphite pencil use only. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? To independently organize projects of buildings and urbanism which correspond to aesthetical and technical requirements. Principles of buildings and... [-]

Bachelor in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative [+]

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative projects. The curriculum synthesizes the artistic, technological, cultural, social, and human aspects of interior design, and enables students to acquire both theoretical knowledge and practical skills and apply them to design projects. The Department graduates professionals who perceive the design process holistically and can build interdisciplinary relations throughout their professional careers.

 

 

 

Why study at Bilkent University

Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.... [-]


Bachelor in Art History

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

The Art department's mission is to train artists, art historians, and visual arts administrators, as well as to provide service courses for non-art majors. Through our courses, we aspire to build an appreciation for the rich interchange of images and ideas that can happen between art and other academic disciplines. [+]

Why Study Art? The Art department's mission is to train artists, art historians, and visual arts administrators, as well as to provide service courses for non-art majors. Through our courses, we aspire to build an appreciation for the rich interchange of images and ideas that can happen between art and other academic disciplines. Our graduates in art have been encouraged to consider their future professional role in the context of both the contemporary world and the historical world. Besides a reverence for art history, they have been taught appropriate skills of mind, hand, and eye. They have been helped to find the next steps in their life journey, and have been challenged to be the best they can be in their chosen specialty. How We're Different Small classes taught by nationally and internationally renowned faculty equates to individual attention and successful mentoring. Students have access to studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week which promotes independent visual exploration, fosters camaraderie and community among students, and encourages the work ethic needed for success in the visual arts. Each studio faculty member maintains an active studio, most have gallery affiliations, and all have successful national and/or international exhibition records. Art history faculty have proven records of success including publications and presentations at national and international venues, publications in peer-reviewed literature, and internationally competitive research grants and fellowships. Faculty and students have participated in ArtPrize by curating, publishing, and exhibiting and have included Overall Winner in 2010, Top 10 in 2012,... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The Department of Architecture offers the Bachelor of Architecture, which has unconditional validation from the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Association for Architecture (CAA). [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. Architectural professionals are involved in shaping the built environment. Their efforts are evident everywhere, from the simple construction of a low-cost housing project to the sophisticated erection of skyscrapers. Architectural professionals are employed in the design, technological resolution and management of construction projects. The Department of Architecture offers the Bachelor of Architecture, which has unconditional validation from the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Association for Architecture (CAA). Career Opportunities The architectural profession offers a wide range of specialisations, from management to technology and design. Graduates will be able to register with the following professional bodies or institutes: South African Council for the Architectural Profession South African Institute for Architectural Technologists Some provincial Institutes of the SA Institute of Architects. Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Architecture Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with a minimum APS or M-score (as below) and degree admission.​ Attendance of an entrance assessment and submission of a prescribed portfolio once the application form has been processed. Completion of both National Benchmarking Tests (NBT): Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL) and Mathematics. Recommended school subjects include Art, Technical Drawing and/or Physical Science. Average Point Score (APS) A minimum APS of 30 is required to apply for the programme. Mathematical Literacy is not accepted for this programme. The Life Orientation score is divided by two when calculating the total APS. Min APS 28 With Mathematics Maths Lit Not accepted Languages Language of teaching and learning​​* 5 (60 – 69%) Other recognised language** 4 (50 –... [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

Offered as a first professional degree, the Bachelor of Architecture (Candidacy Status) program provides an intense design education by developing each student's capacity to synthesize critical thought, artistic vision, and responsible leadership. [+]

Offered as a first professional degree, the Bachelor of Architecture (Candidacy Status) program provides an intense design education by developing each student's capacity to synthesize critical thought, artistic vision, and responsible leadership. With passionate professional faculty, diverse collaboration teams, emerging technologies and fabrication labs, and sensitivity to sustainable methods – together we will participate in shaping our physical world. 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 Bachelor of Architecture Degree Requirements 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 Applied Physics LA 319 History of Architecture 3 LA 449 Urban Design Theory And the following general education 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 After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. B.Arch Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 6 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Kenyatta University is projected to have its first intake on September 2015. The school aims at providing training in the planning, formulation and implementation of built forms ranging from the individual dwellings, communities and cities. [+]

Bachelors in Architecture. The School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Kenyatta University is projected to have its first intake on September 2015. The school aims at providing training in the planning, formulation and implementation of built forms ranging from the individual dwellings, communities and cities. The ever rising demand for dwellings spaces that are sustainable and economically efficient requires training to the highest levels possible.st levels possible. Entry Requirements Applicants for the Bachelor of Architecture must have obtained the following minimum qualifications: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Obtained a minimum grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and have minimum grade of C+ in the following subjects: Mathematics Physics English/Kiswahili Any 2nd Group II (Biology or Chemistry) or Any Group III (Geography or History or Art and Design) or Any Group IV (Home Science or Art and Design or Agriculture or Aviation Technology or Computer Studies) or Any Group V (French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies) A-Level Two Principal Passes in any one of the following subjects: Economics, History, Geography, Commerce, or any other relevant subject, and a credit pass in the English language and Mathematics at KCE level or equivalent. Approved Diploma Candidates with a Kenyatta University approved diploma or Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Diploma with at least a credit pass in: Building Construction, Architectural Studies, Land Surveying and Civil Engineering; or Diploma in Estate Agency and Property Management; or Diploma in Technology (Dip. Tech) in Land Administration may be admitted into... [-]