Majors and Programs
College of Design: Architecture
Iowa State’s undergraduate architecture program is ranked among the top 10 in the United States by DesignIntelligence. The five-year accredited bachelor of architecture degree consists of a one-year preprofessional program and a four-year professional segment. When you major in architecture you are encouraged to participate in interdisciplinary studio courses that will stimulate creative architectural design by promoting the understanding of design culture, space, materials, structures, and mechanical systems. You will have access to extensive, computer-based design labs and innovative faculty research in the use of computers in design. The program integrates opportunities for service, providing hands-on design and renovation opportunities. In addition to the community projects, students have designed and built a number of permanent presentation and services spaces in the College of Design. You are encouraged to exhibit your work locally, regionally, and nationally. Our highly respected graduates find positions throughout the United States in private practice and related fields such as historic preservation and urban planning.
Engineering, Design, and Technology
Fine Arts and Design
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