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Architecture Minor - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: , CIP: 04.0201 Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD))

Architecture

126 Hayes Hall
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8030

Korydon Smith
Professor and Chair

Joyce Hwang
Associate Professor and Associate Chair

R. J. Multari
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education

Debra Eggebrecht
Assistant to the Chair

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Becoming an Architecture Minor Student

Acceptance Criteria - Architecture Minor

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 overall.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in two 100/200-level architecture courses.

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), SAT or ACT scores and strength of the high school academic record. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2018 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average ACT score of 25-30 and an average SAT score of 1190-1350. The average GPA ranged from 91-96.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Transfer Admission to the Program

Transfer student may apply for direct admission to the Architecture Minor contingent upon possible course articulation to University at Buffalo Architecture, in accordance with the School of Architecture and Planning’s Transfer Policy and upon meeting the following curricular requirements:

  • Two 100/200-level architecture courses;
  • A minimum GPA of 2.50 in both 100/200-level architecture courses; and,
  • An overall transfer GPA of 2.0

No more than six credits of architecture transfer coursework may be applied toward Architecture Minor requirements. Contact School of Architecture and Planning Undergraduate Education for more information.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Transfer student may apply for direct admission to the Architecture Minor contingent upon possible course articulation to University at Buffalo Architecture, in accordance with the School of Architecture and Planning’s Transfer Policy and upon meeting the following curricular requirements:

  • Two 100/200-level architecture courses;
  • A minimum GPA of 2.50 in both 100/200-level architecture courses; and,
  • An overall transfer GPA of 2.0

No more than six credits of architecture transfer coursework may be applied toward Architecture Minor requirements. Contact School of Architecture and Planning Undergraduate Education for more information.

Suggested Introductory Courses

ARC 121 Introduction to Architecture
ARC 122 Architectural Sketching and the Built Environment
ARC 211 American Diversity and Design
ARC 280 Environment and Landscape: Discovering Landscape

 
Published: Jul 16, 2019 13:54:12