ATTENTION: This program has been inactivated by the Department effective Fall 2018 and will no be accepting new student enrollments. Interested students should review our Architectural Technology AAS (#4470) and diploma (#0650) programs.
Are you a person who enjoys drawing, thinking creatively and solving problems? Are you interested in geometry and math? Are you a visual thinker with an eye for design? If you have an interest in these areas, our Associate in Arts (AA) in architecture is for you.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
Our program prepares you to transfer your HACC credits to pursue your bachelor’s degree.
Once you receive your bachelor’s degree, your interests can guide you into different opportunities in the profession. Examples of opportunities in the workforce include:
You are most likely to excel in this profession if you:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
We designed our associate degree in architecture to help you transfer your credits to a four-year school and pursue a bachelor’s degree to become a registered architect. You must have a professional bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in order to become a registered architect in Pennsylvania.
After graduating from our program, you will be able to:
What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Affordably YOURS, our associate degree programs are designed to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so that you can take the proper class at HACC.
Browse our various transfer options below:
|Drexel University:||Architecture (pdf)
|Morgan State University:||Architecture & Environmental Design (pdf)
|Temple University:||Architecture into Facilities Management (pdf)
In addition to the transfer options listed above, this program also transfers into the Bachelor of Science (BS) in facilities management at Temple University. If you are interested in pursuing this option, we encourage you to apply for dual admission. Our dual admission program provides a simplified transfer process. Learn more about the benefits of dual admissions.
Where can I complete this program?
You can complete the entire program at our Harrisburg Campus.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are scholarships available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships for details and deadlines.
When can I apply?
You can enroll in classes in the spring, summer and fall and apply anytime by visiting our website. When you submit your application, please include the unique program code 4010. By using this code, you can make sure you are applying to the correct program.
How can I learn more?
If you want to pursue a career as a registered architect, we want to help you get there. Please contact an admissions counselor or department chair Kelley Engle, to learn more. You may also request more information online.