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About Architecture (A.A.)

Architecture (A.A.)Associate Studies in Architecture

The Associate in Arts Degree with a pathway to a degree in Architecture is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on training to learn the skills necessary to obtain employment in the highly competitive field of Architecture. Students will learn to use the latest technologies in state-of-the-art facilities, giving them the knowledge and experience they will need to successfully achieve their academic goals and professional aspirations.

This program provides a foundation in areas such as architectural drawing, design and structure, as well as necessary courses in mathematics. Students may transfer to any of the universities in Florida or other states that have accredited programs in architecture.

An architect designs and oversees the construction or remodeling of buildings, working with engineers and contractors toward a prescribed goal.

About the Associate in Arts

The Associate in Arts degree is designed for students wishing to transfer to upper-division universities. The areas of concentration parallel university coursework and prepare students to enter the junior year at four-year upper-division institutions. Students who have already earned a Baccalaureate degree will not be awarded an Associate in Arts degree.




Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.