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Architecture Minor - Academic Experience

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


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

Academic Opportunities

Situated within the resurging Buffalo binational region, University at Buffalo Architecture partners with local industries, firms, governments and an active grassroots movement to test and advance ideas. Such hands-on engagement and critical practice within our local and global communities cultivate core skills for today’s rapidly changing architecture profession. Visit the School of Architecture and Planning website for more information.

Experiential Learning

As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), the University at Buffalo considers advanced research integral and fundamental to its mission. Consequently, the School of Architecture and Planning faculty are actively involved in the creation of new knowledge through sponsored research, creative design work and text-based scholarship. This research activity is intertwined with the departmental curricula, allowing students to take full advantage of the faculty's expertise. University at Buffalo Architecture is affiliated with the following centers that afford students opportunities for applied research activities. Interested students should contact each research center for more information about available opportunities:

Study Abroad

Today students recognize the value and benefits of meaningful international experience as part of their UB education. Study abroad offers a world of opportunities for learning and personal development. Contact University at Buffalo Study Abroad for more information.

Extracurricular Activities

University at Buffalo Architecture sponsors a chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), as well as the Graduate Students Architecture (GSA), and Alpha Rho Chi (the fraternity of Architecture, the Applied Arts, and Environment Design), and the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS). These student groups sponsor a variety of events, such as field trips to cities of architectural interest, films and lectures, an annual Beaux-Arts Ball, Lunchtime Lecture Series, GSA Student Exhibit, Graduate Student Reception, exhibits at local galleries, and annual design and building competitions. GSA also supports funding for scholarly publications, grants for thesis work and conference attendance.

Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors

Departmental distinctions may be awarded to graduating architecture minors who achieve a high level of academic excellence, creativity and ingenuity within University at Buffalo Architecture.

Published: Jul 16, 2019 13:54:12