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Online Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Online Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Ideal for those with at least two years of college experience in an architecture or design program, the advanced Online Bachelor of Science in Architecture is a 2.5-year pre-professional undergraduate degree that leads to the BAC's accelerated Two-Year Master of Architecture.

For those without the prior related undergraduate experience, the BAC’s onsite Bachelor of Science in Architecture could be the right choice for you.

The BAC Difference

  • Fast track your pre-professional degree: Complete your bachelor's degree in as few as 2.5 years entirely online.
  • Seamlessly start your master’s: After graduation, you can move directly into the BAC’s professionally accredited Two-Year Master of Architecture program.
  • Study with working professionals: Your instructors are leaders in the field and bring current perspectives on architecture into the classroom.
  • Real-world experience: The BAC partners with over 350 firms that hire students to work while they study.

Wide-Ranging Curriculum

  • Integrated building systems and technology courses help you investigate how buildings perform. 
  • History and theory courses place current work into context with other times and places so you can see how where we came from influences where we are today, and where you may go tomorrow. 
  • Design studios build your capacity to combine ideas and innovate new ones, supported by drawing and making courses. 
  • Media courses harness the power of digital and physical making, offering you a range of visual languages to communicate your ideas. 
  • Liberal education employs the arts, humanities, and sciences to explore our place in the world. 

Career Options

The Online B.S. in Architecture is a pre-professional undergraduate degree that leads to the BAC's accelerated Two-Year Master of Architecture. While this degree does not prepare you for professional licensure, you may pursue a variety of different careers through this pathway, including:

  • Project designer
  • Architectural intern
  • 3D visualizer
  • Design consultant
As I’m from Namibia, South Africa, the BAC has become my second home. I have developed great relationships with my classmates, instructors, staff, and alumni, and this amazing network of people has allowed me to grow on a personal and professional level.
Katherine Iipinge (M. Arch ‘20)

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