College of Architecture and Environmental Design

About This Program

If you want to explore your creativity and study the many ways architecture intersects with art, history, culture, theory, society, environment and urbanism, Kent State's Architectural Studies B.A. program is right for you. The program will introduce you to a wide array of design fields and prepare you for professional master's degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning/design, historic preservation and other exciting fields. Because of its focus on the language, logic and rhetoric of design, it will teach you to read, write, discuss and debate issues related to architecture, and to express your voice as an architectural critic. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Architects, except landscape and naval

  • 0.8% little or no change
  • 129,900 number of jobs
  • $82,320 potential earnings

Architectural and engineering managers

  • 2.6% slower than the average
  • 198,100 number of jobs
  • $149,530 potential earnings

Architecture teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.1% faster than the average
  • 8,500 number of jobs
  • $90,880 potential earnings


  • 2.6% slower than the average
  • 3,500 number of jobs
  • $63,100 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.