Bachelor On Campus

History and Theory

Southern California Institute of Architecture

48 months
46878 USD/year
46878 USD/year
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History and Theory at Southern California Institute of Architecture is a dynamic field of critical inquiry. Students learn to engage deeply with emerging history and theory as evolving and creative fields rather than fixed canons.


The goal is to productively challenge existing notions of architecture’s disciplinary capacities, both past and future. 

Learning outcomes

Core History and Theory lecture courses at Southern California Institute of Architecture emphasize the manifold and shifting narratives from which architectural thought is shaped, while equipping students with the expert reasoning and rhetorical skills needed to engage in the discourse themselves. Elective seminars at SCI-Arc are collaborative incubators for new architectural ideas, during which each student is asked to participate in the risky work of rigorous research and inventive projection.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History
  • History of Architecture and Urbanism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SCI-Arc receives applications from over fifty countries each year. In order to account for the diversity of international educational systems, students applying from schools abroad are required to submit additional application materials.
  • All application materials must be submitted in English. In addition to the program-specific application requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23439 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    46878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23439 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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