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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Architectural Studies

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Architectural Studies

Tufts University

Medford - Somerville Campus, Medford, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is conferred on all students who complete this program. Students whose major concentration is applied mathematics, applied physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biopsychology, chemical physics, chemistry, cognitive and brain Sciences, computer science, engineering psychology, environmental studies (as second major only), geological sciences, geology, mathematics, and physics are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Those majoring in psychology, psychology/clinical and quantitative economics may choose to receive the degree of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts at the time they complete their degree sheet. Students in all other majors will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students whose multiple majors make them eligible for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree may choose between the two when completing their degree sheet. The Department of Art and Art History offers an interdisciplinary major and minor in architectural studies for students interested in the study of architecture's history, theory and practice. The program provides a broad-based liberal arts education in architecture incorporating architectural history, studio design, engineering, the humanities and social sciences. The program can also help students prepare for graduate study and careers in architecture and other allied disciplines, such as landscape architecture, urban planning, and historic preservation. Twelve courses total: Seven are core courses whose subject matter is exclusively or predominantly related to the built environment. Five are electives with subject matters or methodologies highly relevant to study of the built environment. A course cannot fulfill both the core and elective requirement. Core Requirements: Art History (FAH) 1: Introduction to World Art I Art History (FAH) 8: Introduction to Architecture, 1400 to the present Studio Art (FAM) 22: Design: Architectural Engineering core class Humanities/Social Science core class Architectural History core class Art History (FAH) 98: Integrated Project Seminar Plus 5 multidisciplinary electives (5 courses chosen from at least 3 of the following 4 disciplinary areas): Architectural and Art History Studio Art Humanities/Social Sciences, Engineering