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Where does my path start?
You will complete an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) at Shoreline.
Architecture programs require specific courses in the first two years of study that are not offered at community colleges; therefore, depending on the transfer destination, it may be advisable to transfer before completing the AA-DTA degree.
To practice as a licensed architect, students will need to complete an accredited graduate degree in architecture.
What courses should I take?
This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.
General Education Requirements - 20 Credits
Communication (10 Credits)
Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)
Choose one of the following classes:
MATH& 107 , MATH 111 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 148 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH& 163 , MATH 207 , MATH 208 , MATH 211 , MATH& 264 , PHIL& 120 . Recommended: MATH& 148 or MATH& 151 .
* Students planning to transfer to the University of Washington must consult Math Advising, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Distribution Requirements - 45 Credits
Natural Sciences (15 Credits)
Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g.Biology and Physics) in Natural Sciences . At least 10 credits required in Physical, Earth, and/or Biological Sciences, including at least 5 credits of lab science. Maximum 5 credits from Other Science courses. Recommended: BIOL 124 , BIOL& 211 , BIOL& 213 , CHEM& 121 , GEOL& 101 , and PHYS& 114 or PHYS& 221 .
General Electives - Minimum 25 Credits
Consists of other college-level courses or unrestricted courses. A maximum of 15 credits allowed for restricted/vocational courses, and a maximum of 3 credits allowed in Physical Education. Please see the lists of Restricted Electives and Elective Courses (Non-restricted) .
What does your chosen four-year school require?
Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Below are examples from Washington schools with different admissions and graduation requirements. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)
|University of Washington
||B.A. in Architecture (dual degree with Construction Management available)
B.A. in Architectural Design Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA)
Admission requirements - Architecture & Architectural Design: ARCH 200, 231, 350, 351. 352
Admission requirements - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture: L ARCH 300, plus L ARCH 352 or 353. ARCH and L ARCH courses must be taken at UW.
All three programs also require completion of UW General Education Requirements and recommend art classes. L ARCH also recommends GEOL& 101 , a botany class, drawing and painting courses. Each program has one application date per year. See their web sites for details www.be.washington.edu.
|Washington State University
||B.S. in Architectural Studies
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
|Both Architectural Studies and Landscape Architecture require specific courses in the first two years that are not offered at Shoreline. Students who want to complete a bachelor’s degree within four years are strongly advised to transfer to WSU as soon as possible to complete the architecture program prerequisites. http://sdc.wsu.edu/
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