Architectural Studies

You should major in architectural studies if: 

  • You have a creative passion but also want a professional and technical career. 
  • You see ways of making functional things beautiful.
  • You love building things and working with your hands.
  • You enjoy working as part of a team.

Architecture majors at UL Lafayette learn to communicate complex ideas by using visual, graphic, written, and verbal means. You will develop a core understanding of design principles, bring your designs to life, and learn to work collaboratively with others while negotiating conflicting demands of function, structure, technology regulations, and time.

The UL Lafayette Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies is a pre-professional program leading to the Master of Architecture program. On completing the Master of Architecture program, you will have a degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board and you will be on your way to becoming a licensed architect.

Architecture at UL Lafayette

What's Architectural Studies Like?

  • Design studio work
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Hands-on learning
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  • Creative problem solving
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  • Presentations
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  • Visual communication
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Professional engagement
    Rated 2 out of 3

Architecture Program Features