Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Architecture Minor - Academic Experience


126 Hayes Hall
South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214-8030
Omar Khan
Associate Professor and Chair
R. J. Multari
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education
Debra Eggebrecht
Assistant to the Chair

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:

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 majors and minors who achieve a high level of academic excellence, creativity and ingenuity within University at Buffalo Architecture.

Published: November 17, 2017 09:57:51 AM