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University Studies Degree

What is University Studies?

University Studies is a unique degree plan made just for you!

Each college at Texas A&M offers a University Studies degree option. This format provides students flexibility and access to a wider range of courses.

About the University Studies - Global Arts, Planning, Design & Construction Program

Our program provides a foundational knowledge of global art, planning, design and construction. Students choose two minors to complete their individualized degree plan.

The College of Architecture offers a University Studies Degree concentration (or minor) in architecture. The 25-credit-hour concentration includes coursework in all four college departments.

Students have unique opportunities to learn from industry-related faculty in foreign countries . All students must take part in a five-week study abroad program. 15-week programs are also available for more in-depth study.

View University Studies Curriculum

Career Paths

Graduates pursue careers in architecture, planning, design and construction related fields such as: 

Graduates are also prepared to enter graduate school to earn a professional degree in the fields of:

Application Process & Deadlines 

You must submit an application to be accepted into the University Studies – Global Arts, Planning, Design & Construction program . Specific details about the application process are outlined below.



For more information about the university studies program, please contact: 

Alondra Rojas
Academic Advisor

Michael Clement
Academic Advisor