The bachelor of science (or pre-professional program) provides the common ground for studies in architecture. It is intended to cover the basic content of the preparation of an educated architect and to lead to professional studies at the graduate level.
Purpose and Goals
The School of Architecture is dedicated to preparing students to play a leadership role in rebuilding America’s cities and improving the quality of the built environment. By offering a diverse curriculum led by an accomplished faculty in a computer and studio intensive environment, the School of Architecture will educate significant practitioners and leaders in architecture, planning and construction.
Students majoring in architecture or construction science will be challenged to develop their abilities in problem solving, creative thinking and informed decision making as a focus of their education. They will accomplish this in a well protected and student centered environment that fosters personal development and professional excellence. The location of the School near the City of Houston offers an opportunity for students to enrich their learning experience through access to the greater architectural and construction community of the region and to many employment opportunities in the fields.
The School of Architecture offers the Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree and the Master of Architecture professional degree; the Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and the Master of Community Development. The Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree is a pre-professional degree with two options: Program A, the professional option, leads directly to the Master of Architecture professional degree. Program B, the non-professional option, provides a basic education in architecture with the opportunity to study a broad range of elective opportunities. The Bachelor of Architecture degree offered for students entering in the Fall Semester 2001 will be phased out and will not be available to students entering after that time. The Bachelor of Architecture degree and the Master of Architecture degree are accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).
Bachelor of Science in Architecture -Suggested Degree Program Sequence
SENIOR YEAR – Program A: Professional Track
|SENIOR YEAR – Program B: Non-Professional Track