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Architecture and Environmental Design

Architectural Engineering (AE_BAE)
(Start at any Campus and Finish: University Park):
Direct transfer equivalency to PSU courses Math 140 and Math 141 (8 credits of calculus with analytic geometry), Physics 211 (4 credits of calculus-based physics - mechanics), Chemistry 110 (3 credits of college chemistry), and a minimum of a 2.60 cumulative GPA is required for consideration.
Architecture (BARCHBARCH)
(Start and Finish: University Park):
Fall admission only. Requires submission of portfolio and college transcript(s) by February 15. Application and portfolio submission deadline is February 15.

Arts and Architecture application requirements

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.

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

Arts and Architecture Application Requirements

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.

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