Jul 16, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Pre-Architecture (AAS)

The Pre-Architecture program will allow students to prepare for job opportunities working for residential design firms and builders, commercial architectural design firms and contractors; trade contractors and engineering firms such as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; civil engineering firms; and various other firms related to the construction of the built environment. It provides an alternative pathway for those interested in continuing their graduate education in various disciplines relating to the built environment.

  • Program Prerequisite: None
  • Minor: Not required
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses used toward the major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: 63 total credits
  • Program Code: 8089AAS
  • CIPC: 040901


All program students should meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. The department secretary can also assist students. Call 801-395-3427 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  (Also, refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (Enrollment Services and Information).

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements for AAS general education requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Experience residential and commercial Building Design in all phases of the design-build process. (building planning, site design, structural design, thermal & moisture protection, Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing system design, building science &; sustainability, and domestic architecture)
  • Apply the Design Process during concept development, construction document development, and contract completion using the latest 2D and 3D software. (plans, elevations, sections, details, renderings, specifications)