First Professional Degree
Leading to licensure in California
Program Description and Requirements
This path is designed for students holding a non-architecture related 4-year equivalent US undergraduate degree. It is composed 90 credit hours. The program requires a prerequisite of English and Math that can be completed after enrollment.
Program Learning Outcomes, Skills and Competencies
Direct Licensure Path (DLP)™ curriculum is aligned with national architect licensing exams. The school does not grant licensure or offer licensing exams.
Students graduating from this program will be able to design buildings and sites with understanding and execution of: building codes, contract documents, engineering systems, environmental factors, professional practice, selection of materials, critical thinking, and creative skills. All these are vital skills required for the practice of architecture.