The School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation offers an array of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, as well as joint degree programs and minors. Years of study range from one year for some graduate programs to up to six years for joint degree options. Degrees awarded are Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Science and Master of Arts.


  • Architecture Bachelor's Plus Master's, Major, Minor, Master's Degree

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    A degree in Architecture combines rigorous professional training in design, history, planning and technology with a broad liberal arts education. Our students have the opportunity to study Architecture in Europe and get their work critiqued by accomplished professionals through RWU’s one-of-a-kind Teaching Firm in Residence Program. When you complete this accredited program, you’ll be prepared to take the next step toward becoming a professional architect.

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  • Art and Architectural History Major, Minor

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    Art and Architectural History

    As an Art and Architectural History student, you’ll immerse yourself in the study of visual culture and its philosophical, aesthetic and social meanings across history. Through coursework, internships and a semester abroad at our Florence architectural studio, you’ll explore the interconnectedness of the arts and develop the analytical and critical skills needed for a career in teaching, museums and galleries, art conservation and commercial art.