Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Architecture; Master of Architecture
The LSU School of Architecture, a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Ranked within the top 10 architecture schools in the South by DesignIntelligence, the school offers a five-year undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) and a three-year graduate program leading to a Master of Architecture (MArch). The architecture programs at LSU include the areas of humanities, mathematics, science, building technology, digital technology, communication, and the synthesis of these areas through architectural design.
LSU School of Architecture students develop a solid foundation of traditional design, hand building, and drawing skills and learn to use computer and technological resources. Our program provides a balance between broadening educational experiences and discipline-focused coursework. In addition to learning how to make buildings, students develop a sense of professionalism and leadership in shaping the world by learning how to see, think, and act creatively. In addition, architecture students learn to express their ideas within a scientific, technical framework.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
LSU includes institutions, facilities and programs in each of Louisiana’s 64 parishes. LSU campuses stretch the length of the state from New Orleans to Shreveport. Each institution plays a vital role in preparing students to incorporate new knowledge and new technologies into their daily lives. LSU researchers across Louisiana are working on developing a wide-range of innovations to improve quality of life by studying issues such as disease management, advanced medical treatments, obesity, coastal protection, hurricane preparedness, energy, natural resource management and agriculture, among others. Louisiana’s Flagship University is a land-, sea- and space-grant institution with academic programs in all areas of science, engineering, humanities, arts and social sciences.