University of British Columbia offers a Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Degree.  Below are the lower division requirements.
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BC Transfer Guide
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The Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism Program is a four-year degree offered by the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

  • Applicants for admission into the program must have a strong academic record and demonstrate potential for creative problem solving.   The Architecture Program selects students from a variety of disciplines on which to build knowledge in design, history and theory, technical and material systems and design media.  Whle not required, submitting GRE results can be an additional demonstration of scholastic promise and aptitude.
  • Students are accepted into the three-year program from all disciplines; applicants seeking admission into the two-year program must be in possession of a four-year undergraduate degree in Architecture or Design.
  • Admission to the MARCH program is based on a composite of information including your previous online application form, academic performance, statement of intent, letters of reference, portfolio of creative works, transcripts and work experience.
  • For more information, please contact the School of Architecture (arch@sala.ubc.ca)

To be eligible for consideration for admission to second year standing in the B.Des. program, applicants must have completed the following UBC requirements or their equivalent:

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

Reading Requirement: ENGL 110

3

ENGL 1129

3

Writing Requirement: ENGL 112 or ENGL 100

3

ENGL 1127 or ENGL 1100

3

GEOB 102 or 103

3

GEOG 1180 or 1190

3

DES 200, 220, 230 (3)

And

DES 110 or VISA 180 (3)

6

Unavailable

 

Unavailable

0

 

0

15-18 elective credits

Electives

15 - 18 elective credits

 

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the student’s responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated April 2021