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ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

Architecture and Environmental Design: Baccalaureate Transfer Requirements

Architectural Engineering (A E)
Not available for transfer admission.
Architecture (BARCH)
(Start and Finish: University Park):
Fall admission only. Requires submission of portfolio and college transcript(s) between January 1 and February 15. Application deadline is December 31.

The five-year professional program leads to the bachelor of architecture degree and contains intensive academic studies in architectural and related subjects.

The major provides for the education of architects at the professional and preprofessional levels. This program prepares those who seek careers as practicing architects. It is also professional preparation for those entering related design fields. Graduates holding a bachelor of architecture first professional degree are eligible, after appropriate internship experience, for admission to the professional state licensing examination and subsequent registration as architects.

Information about Architecture Portfolio Requirements

Landscape Architecture (LARCH)
(Start and Finish: University Park)
Fall admission only. Requires submission of an essay, and college transcripts between January 1 - February 15 to assure full consideration. Submissions after that date will continue to be considered until the class is filled.

The five-year Landscape Architecture program leads to a professionally accredited bachelor of landscape architecture degree.

Landscape architecture is the art of design, planning, or management of the land and of the natural and built elements upon it. As an academic discipline, it embodies creative, cultural, philosophical, and scientific knowledge bases. As a professional discipline, the practice of landscape architecture includes site design, urban design, master planning, community planning, regional planning, resource conservation, and stewardship.

Information about Landscape Architecture Transfer Requirements

Landscape Contracting (LSCPE)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park)
No additional requirements.