Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Science in Architecture

The B.S. in Architecture degree will give students knowledge of and career opportunities in architecture, the building industry, and related fields. This also prepares students to continue into the master's degree program to obtain an accredited professional degree.

Students who graduate from this program cannot sit for the ARE (licensing exam) but are prepared to continue into the M. Arch program where they can obtain a professional degree.

Recommended Curriculum

This is a 4-year program; students are encouraged to spend their summers interning.

Admission Requirements

First-time Students

All students who are accepted into Texas Tech University are accepted into the General Architecture courses (Year 1). For general TTU admission requirements, see University Admissions.

Pre-Professional Program

Limited placement into the Pre-Professional Program (Years 2–4) is based upon a competitive comprehensive review of student academic performance of completed first year architecture coursework and faculty reviews of student portfolio and essay response.

Transfer and Change of Major Students

Minimum 3.0 GPA required for change of major and transfer students. Students interested in transferring should email architecture.student.services@ttu.edu.

Apply for Fall Semester

All state college undergraduate applications are completed through ApplyTexas, the State of Texas' application system, or CommonApp. Please visit the Undergraduate Admissions page for more information and available application options.

The HCOA adheres to Texas Tech University's deadlines for applications.