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Guest Editor @ Energy & Buildings

Dr. Azari to Guest Edit major Journal  Read More

Department of Architecture

Guest Editor @ Energy & Buildings

Dr. Rahman Azari to guest edit major journal

Fellowships NOW Available Department of Architecture

Fellowships NOW Available

Contact the Department of Architecture for more information

Broadway Expander

BROADWAY EXPANDER brings UTSA Architecture to Alamo Heights 

Department of Architecture

Broadway Expander

Students in Dr. Antonio Petrov’s UTSA Architecture Studio present design for rethinking the Broadway corridor in Alamo Heights via architectural thinking.

Study Abroad at UTSA

International Studies at UTSA  Read More

Department of Architecture

Study Abroad at UTSA

Study Abroad at UTSA

Study Abroad at UTSA

UTSA Architecture is International  Read More

Department of Architecture

Study Abroad at UTSA

Go global at UTSA. Become a global citizen architect at UTSA

Apply by April 1st

Experience the Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design  Read More

Department of Architecture

Apply by April 1st

for preferential admission to the attend Summer Career Academy in Architecture and Interior Design.

Vincent Ramirez honored by the TSA

"It's a testament to the great architectural education I received ..."  Read More

Department of Architecture

Vincent Ramirez honored by the TSA

The Texas Society of Architects (TSA) recently honored a project concept by the architecture alum as a shining example of innovation and excellence in design.

Travis Park and McNay Art Museum host F2

Digital Fabrication at UTSA  Read More

Department of Architecture

Travis Park and McNay Art Museum host F2

Kevin McClellan, Andrew Kudless and UTSA Architecture students build F2

2014 Design Awards

Best Designers 2014 @ UTSA 

Department of Architecture

2014 Design Awards

2014 Design Awards (L-R):
Chase White (4th Year)
Jaqueline Cook (IDE 4th Year)
Barbara Warren (Grad 1st Year)
Aaron Stone (2nd Year - ARC)
Candice Ng (2nd Year - IDE)
Jeffrey Harper (3rd Year)
Jingqi Li (M.Arch 3)
Nayelle Reyes (3rd Year-IDE)
Mariano Garcia (1st Year)

2014 Radius

Great Start to Annual Review Week ... 

Department of Architecture

2014 Radius

Radius Competition winners Bryan Sanchez (2nd), Candice Ng (2nd), Aaron Stone (1st), Gerson Mora-Field (3rd), Keyanna Yerri (3rd), & Carmelo Pereira (3rd) pose with their models. Congratulations to all.

Andrew Kudless

Digital Fabrication at UTSA  Read More

Department of Architecture

Andrew Kudless

Dean’s Distinguished
Visiting Critic 2014

Digital Fabrication

Javier Sanchez

Javier Sanchez @ UTSA 

Department of Architecture

Javier Sanchez

Dean’s Distinguished
Visiting Critic for 2013


Arquitecto

Raymond Russell Park

Design-Build at UTSA  Read More

Department of Architecture

Raymond Russell Park

Raymond Russell Park
Design Build Project

Diane Hays (faculty)

Foundation Year / Gateway

Students must successfully complete the common Foundation Year Program (FYP), consisting of 16 semester credit hours, in order to be eligible to apply for the FYP Gateway review process and subsequent admission into either the Bachelor of Science in Architecture major (ARC) or Bachelor of Science in Interior Design major (IDE). Students are strongly advised to complete the additional 15 credit hours of Core Curriculum courses in their first year of studies as well.

Students who have completed the FYP must submit a Gateway Application (an application to the major) by the first Monday in May for review and consideration for admission to the major of choice (ARC or IDE).

Applications are available here: Signature Experience 2015

FYP Gateway reviews are conducted at the conclusion of each Spring semester. Available openings within both the ARC and IDE majors are limited and, therefore, entry into each is competitive. Students not accepted into either of the two majors within the Department of Architecture in their first year of application will remain in the University College and will be eligible to reapply the following year. A student may reapply only once.

The Foundation Year Program requires the completion of the following courses (16 semester credit hours):

ARC 1113 Introduction to the Built Environment 3
ARC 1151 Introduction to Architecture and Design 1
ARC 1213 Design I 3
ARC 1223 Design II 3
ARC 1313 Design Visualization 3
ARC 1513 Great Buildings and Cities

And recommends the following courses( 15 semester credit hours):

The Foundation Year Program strongly recommends the completion of the following Core Curriculum courses (15 semester credit hours):

AIS 1203 Academic Inquiry and Scholarship
WRC 1013 Freshman Composition I
WRC 1023 Freshman Composition II
Mathematics Core Course (MAT 1023 or MAT 1033)
Life and Physical Sciences Core Course (ES 2013, GEO 1013, GRG 2613, or PHY 1943)