Texas A&M College of Architecture
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Texas A&M College of Architecture is a college of Texas A&M University at College Station.
With over 2,000 students, the college is one of the largest architectural colleges in the nation. Established in 1905, Texas A&M's architecture program is the oldest in Texas. The program became a formal college at Texas A&M in 1969.
The college's four departments - architecture, construction science, landscape architecture and urban planning and visualization sciences - are each fully accredited at the highest level and together offer 16 degree programs, including doctorates in architecture and urban and regional sciences.
The Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University is one of the largest and most diverse professional programs in the United States, with five unique degree programs. Nationally ranked among other accredited professional programs in architecture, the department enters its second century of architectural education by creating and disseminating knowledge to students through the studio education method with an emphasis on sustainability.
The Department of Construction Science is one of the largest programs of construction higher education in the nation. The department's primary mission is to prepare undergraduates and graduate students for successful careers in construction and construction-related industries.
The Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, through two undergraduate and four graduate degree programs, provides education, research and outreach in planning, design, development and management of communities to continually improve the quality of the living environment, and by extension, the quality of our lives.
The Department of Visualization prepares students for careers as professional artists and engineers in fields using computing to create visual imagery such as computer animation, simulation, visual effects, electronic games, web design, graphic design, and contemporary arts. The department's undergraduate and graduate degree programs combine the study of both the science and art of image making while exposing students to hardware, software, tools, and languages of high-end visual computing in the Visualization Laboratory.
Degrees and Majors
- The National Council of Architectural Registration Board, National Architectural Accrediting Board and The State of Texas Board of Architectural Registration does not recognize any of the following degrees:
Department of Architecture
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Master of Science in Architecture (M.S.)
- Master of Architecture (MArch),
- Bachelor of Environmental Design (B.E.D.)
Department of Construction Science
Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
- Bachelor of Science in Urban & Regional Planning (B.S.U.R.P.N.)
- Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (B.L.A.)
- Master of Land and Property Development (M.L.P.D)
- Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.)
- Master of Urban Planning (M.U.P)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Planning (PhD)
Department of Visualization
- Bachelor of Science in Visualization (B.S.Viz)
- Master of Science in Visualization (M.S.Viz)
- Master of Fine Arts in Visualization (M.F.A.Viz)
Minors in the College of Architecture
- Art and Architecture History
- Global Art, Design and Construction
- Urban and Regional Planning