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Texas A&M University College of Architecture

University Studies Degree


Welcome to the University Studies – Global Arts, Planning, Design & Construction website! Here you can find information for prospective students and helpful resources for our current students. Feel free to contact the Advising Office if you have any additional questions.

What is University Studies Architecture – Global Arts, Planning, Design & Construction?

University Studies Degree options at Texas A&M University are offered by each of the colleges, including the College of Architecture. The University Studies Degree format provides students flexibility to create individualized degree plans at Texas A&M. The format also provides additional opportunities for access to courses in colleges that may have restricted admission.

The College of Architecture offers a University Studies Degree concentration or minor in architecture and supports the offering with academic advising. The 25-credit-hour architecture concentration is uniquely administered by the college, rather than by a department, and includes coursework in all four college departments.

All University Studies - Global Arts, Planning, Design & Construction students are required to participate in a 5 week, faculty-led summer study abroad program.  If a student wishes to participate in a 15 week study abroad program they are welcome to do so.

Graduates with University Studies – Global Arts, Planning, Design & Construction degrees pursue careers in architecture, planning, design and construction related fields such as: 

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

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