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Our faculty is composed of award-winning artists and designers who are leaders in their various disciplines and media, and who actively produce and exhibit their creative work. As artists and educators, they believe art has a unique power to change our world and make it a more beautiful, generous, rich and open place.
Associate of Arts in Architecture Degree Details
These are the important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan.
University Requirements: 35 credit hours + Major Requirements: 34 credit hours + Electives: 0 credit hours = Total Required: 69 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
History of Architecture & Design
Digital Design Communication
Construction I: Materials & Methods
Art and Design
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
Outside the Classroom
By design, much of what art and design students do in the classroom is hands-on.
Other real-world opportunities are found in student organizations and co-curriculars including:
- American Society of Interior Designers
- Student exhibitions
- American Institute of Graphic Arts
After earning your associate of arts degree, you may wish to complete your architectural training at another university or complete a bachelor’s at ACU in a related major such as interior design, engineering physics or three-dimensional studio art. Most graduate-level architecture programs will require some leveling work prior to acceptance. This program lays the groundwork for an exciting career, such as:
- Building Surveyor
- Structural Engineer
- City Planner
- Interior Designer
- Landscape Architect
- Civil Engineer