Pre-Architecture

Some Masters of Architecture programs accept students from any discipline.  Others require an undergraduate degree in Architecture. 

VIU courses/programs to consider

Digital Media Studies courses (MEDI and DIGI); Bachelor of Interior Design; Math; Engineering; Art; Business; Physics; Study Abroad  (especially courses which expose you to the art and architecture of other places and times); public speaking courses (THEA 108, ENGL 208 , THEA 308, ENGL 408).

Applicants to Master of Architecture programs are usually required to hold a four year Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum GPA in 3rd and 4th year courses.  Architecture programs typically include history, theory, technical and material systems, design media and studio work.  Co-op or other field work experience may be included. For full Admission requirements, including grade average, refer directly to the website of the Architecture program you wish to enter as a guideline to course selection during your undergraduate degree at VIU.