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Architectural Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Hadley, MA, United States
The Bachelor in Architectural Studies from Mount Holyoke College blends studio and academic work to explore the intersections between built forms and the natural landscape, as well as the interactions between architecture and culture throughout history.
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Overview

The Architectural Studies Program at Mount Holyoke offers an interdisciplinary approach to issues of design and theory. The Bachelor in Architectural Studies from Mount Holyoke College , which blends studio and academic work, explores the intersections between built forms and the natural landscape, as well as the interactions between architecture and the cultural landscape. Anthropology, computer science, environmental studies, history, psychology, and sociology all come into play, alongside art, math, and physics.The major in architectural studies is administered by the Department of Art and Art History. It consists of 44 credits in art history, studio art, and design studio. With interests ranging from architectural history to urban design, majors have enrolled in study abroad programs across the globe, including Copenhagen, Florence, and Paris. The minor in architectural studies may be created in consultation with a faculty advisor in the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early Decision I
    •  Early Decision II 
    • Regular Decision 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    44 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • The Built Environment
  • Drawing
  • Intermediate Studies in Architectural Design
  • Arts of Asia
  • Image and Environment: Western Art 1400-2000

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit the Common Application
  • SAT I, SAT II, and ACT test scores are optional, though you are welcome to submit them
  • If you are applying for financial aid, it is important to know the deadlines and what forms are required
  • Mount Holyoke strongly recommends scheduling an interview with an admission counselor or alumna representative prior to applying
  • If you have athletic talents, Mount Holyoke is happy to receive portfolios, tapes, slides, or videos that showcase your talent
    • If you have devoted a significant amount of time to art, dance, film, music, or theatre and you plan to continue it at Mount Holyoke as a major, you may submit examples of your work as a supplement to your application
    • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Hadley

  • 1068 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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