The architecture major is unique from other majors in that most schools ask for a portfolio of the student's work to determine the level of the student's placement. Please note that Woodbury University also offers an Architecture major that is articulated. Please consult the Transfer Center.

ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS
General Info:
To be an architect in the U.S. you must be
Complete a professional degree program in architecture
Complete a three-year internship
Pass the Architect Registration Exam

The two accredited program types are Bachelor of Architectrue (B.ARCH) and Master of Architecture (M.ARCH).
The education componet can be fulfilled in on of three ways, but should be completed in an accredited professional degree program. These avenues to licensure are:
1. 5 year Bachelor of Architecture (a professional degree) +3 year internship or
2. 4 year "pre-professional" Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in a related field like architecture or environmental design + 2 year Masters of Architecture (professional degree) +3 year internship or
3. 4 year undergraduate degree in any major + 3 year (or 3.5) Masters of Architecture (professional degree) + 3 year internship.

Excellent resources for counselors and students:
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture www.acsa-arch.org
The AmericanInstitute of Architecture also lists programs accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) www.naab.org 

 

University of Southern California
MATH 110
ENGL 102 or 104
PHYS 105 and 106

USC School of Architecture
February 1, - Transfer Application and Portfolio Deadline for Scholarship and Regular Consideration

 

Application
Apply online using the Common Application and the USC Supplemental Application.

Portfolio
An online portfolio submission is required of ALL first-year (freshman) and transfer applicants. Portfolio Requirements

All official high school and college transcripts

Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transfer applicants must submit at least one (1) and no more than three (3) letters of recommendation. You may submit your letters by mail to the University's Office of Admission using the Instructor Evaluation form in the Common Application.

Letters can be mailed to: USC Office of Admission | Undergraduate Admission | University Park Campus | Los Angeles, CA 90089-0911 
 

UC Berkeley 
MINIMUM GPA 3.0
ENGL 101
ENGL 102
MATH 103
PHYS 101

Note If you are using IGETC to fulfill CED's College Requirements, you must have full certification. Partial certification will not complete the requirements. Be sure to check with your community college about the procedures involved in certification of IGETC. The University will require the official certification by the July 15th deadline.

If you will not complete IGETC certification, you must follow exactly the articulation agreements between your school and the CED architecture major as described on this ASSIST.org website.


Cal Poly Pomona
Impacted Major
Recommended minimum transferable GPA 3.2
As a result of state impaction requirements, non-resident and foreign students are not eligible to apply to the ndergraduate program. A supplementary admissions process is required by the University and the
Department.

The "Golden Four" (Oral Communication, English Composition, Critical Thinking and Quantitative Reasoning) must be completed by the end of the fall quarter in which the student applies to the program (e.g., by the end of Fall 2013 for entrance in Fall 2014).

ENGL 102 or 104
MATH 102
PHYS105
SPCH 104
The following require portfolio review for credit:
ARCH 103, 105, 120, 130

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
MATH 103, 104
PHYS 105 and 106 or 101 and 103 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

NOTE: AGREEMENTS CONCERNING TRANSFER ARE CONSTANTLY BEING UPDATED, THEREFORE, THE STUDENT IS CAUTIONED TO CHECK WITH A COUNSELOR OR THE TRANSFER CENTER FOR CURRENT TRANSFER INFORMATION.
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