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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Design in City Innovation (BDCI)

The Bachelor of Design in City Innovation (BDCI) degree will give you the tools and skills necessary to create positive change in the built environment and address complex issues affecting cities. 

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Minor in Architectural Studies (ARST)

Ready to get a head start on your architectural career? Completing the minor also fulfills the first year requirement (also called Foundation Year) of the three-year Master of Architecture degree — allowing you to apply directly into the two-year graduate stream.

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Undergraduate Courses

Thinking about a career in architecture, planning or landscape architecture? Discover how to change the world through design courses and hands-on experiences.

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Undergrads Gregory Campbell and Angelica Becerra at the 9 Block media launch in SAPL’s City Building Design Lab.

What is Design Studio like?

Students in studio courses ARST 431 Design Thinking in the Built Environment Studio I and ARST 441 Design Thinking in the Built Environment Studio II learn in a hands-on, experiential environment while developing a portfolio. It can get a little messy but it's a lot of fun!

Visit the studio pages to view photo galleries and explore the courses in more detail.

ARST 431 Studio I

ARST 441 Studio II

Eager to meet aspiring city builders?

FDAP (Future Designers Architects and Planners) is an undergraduate-focused architecture/planning/landscape architecture club. Meet fellow students who share interests in city building! Explore >

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