American University in Dubai
About the College
Architecture centers on the artistic design and construction of all genres of edifices intended for human use. AUD’s architecture students are expected to carry out their creations based on a clear understanding of both the physics and characteristics of the building materials as well as the aesthetics of the structures. The Bachelor of Architecture degree at AUD is a five-year program consisting of 166 hours of required credit. It has been designed to meet the standards of the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) the sole agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture. The Bachelor of Architecture is taught by faculty whose combination of academic and experiential qualifications supports the delivery of student learning outcomes that bridge educational enrichment and professional training.