In the United States, most registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture offered by institutions with U.S. regional accreditation, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted an eight-year, three-year, or two-year term of accreditation, depending on the extent of its conformance with established educational standards.
Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree programs may require a preprofessional undergraduate degree in architecture for admission. However, the preprofessional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree.
The University of South Florida, School of Architecture & Community Design, offers the following NAAB-accredited degree programs:
Next accreditation visit for all programs: 2017
FacultyFull-timeSteven Cooke, Associate Professor - CVJoAnne Fiebe, Research Faculty - CVDaniel Powers, Associate Professor - CVAdjunct/VistingDarren Azdell, Adjunct - CVJudy Birdsong, Visiting Professor - CVJohn Curran, Adjunct - CVMartin Gundersen, Sam Gibbons Endowed Chair - CVChadaphan Hanwaisai, Adjunct - CVAndrew Hayes, Adjunct - CVBrandon Hicks, Adjunct - CVRobert Hudson, Adjunct - CVTony Huggins, Adjunct - CVCynthia Mason, Adjunct - CVJeff McDowell, Adjunct - CVJohn McKenna, Adjunct - CVCarlos Molnar, Adjunct - CVKrystyna Sznurkowski, Adjunct - CVChristopher Weaver, Adjunct - CVJason Welty, Adjunct - CVBrian West, Adjunct - CVCourse Descriptions
Design StudiosTechnologyHistory / TheoryOther Required
NCARB is the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. NCARB administers the Architectural Experience Program (AXP), formerly known as the Intern Development Program (IDP), and the Architecture Registration Exam (ARE). For more information on NCARB, click this link:
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