Overview

Introduction

KU offers a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs on the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas. The Edwards Campus offers late-afternoon and evening classes, catering to working professionals. For more information, call the Edwards Campus at 864-8400 from Lawrence or (913) 897-8400 from other locations.

Undergraduate Programs

Degree programs available to entering first-year students include a 5-year professional Master of Architecture; a professional Bachelor of Fine Arts in design with concentrations in Industrial Design, Environmental Design, Illustration and Animation, Photo Media, and Visual Communication Design. The Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies, a preprofessional liberal arts degree, is also available to entering first-year students.

Admission

Information on undergraduate admission standards and requirements, as well as application procedures and deadlines, is found on the Department of Architecture and Department of Design pages. Visit the Office of Admissions for information about admission to KU. Visit the Office of International Student and Scholar Services for information about international admissions. Students who plan to transfer into programs and need advising assistance should contact the Architecture Admissions Office at 785-864-3167 or the Design Admissions Office at 785-864-2073.

Advising

In addition to advising and academic assistance from KU offices, the school has individual advisors for each student. Advisors are available throughout the course of study by appointment, and students are expected to see their advisors at enrollment times. For architecture advising informtion, students should contact Barb Seba at 785-864-5130. For design advising information, contact Samantha Raines at 785-864-2959.

University Honors Program

The school encourages qualified students to participate in the University Honors Program. Students should be aware that the course load for professional architecture and design degrees may make it difficult to participate in the Honors Program.

Design Exhibitions

A number of exhibitions are sponsored by the Department of Design including the School of Architecture, Design and Planning faculty exhibit; design student scholarship exhibitions; and exhibits of professional artists and designers. These exhibits are shown in various locations including several Kansas City galleries, the Kansas Student Union, and the Art and Design Gallery. Each year, there are exhibitions of work by students in the school, representing all design disciplines.

Introduction

KU offers a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs on the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, Kansas. The Edwards Campus offers late-afternoon and evening classes, catering to working professionals. For more information, call the Edwards Campus at 864-8400 from Lawrence or (913) 897-8400 from other locations.

Graduate Programs

Graduate programs include

Design Exhibitions

A number of exhibitions are sponsored by the Department of Design including the School of Architecture, Design and Planning faculty exhibit; design student scholarship exhibitions; and exhibits of professional artists and designers. These exhibits are shown in various locations including several Kansas City galleries, the Kansas Student Union, and the Art and Design Gallery. Each year, there are exhibitions of work by students in the school, representing all design disciplines.

Contact Info

School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Marvin Hall
1465 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 206
Lawrence, KS 66045-7626
785-864-4281
785-864-5393
archku@ku.edu
http://www.sadp.ku.edu/
John C. Gaunt, Dean
785-864-4281
Patti Baker, Assistant to the Dean
785-864-3114
pmbaker@ku.edu

School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Marvin Hall
1465 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 206
Lawrence, KS 66045-7626
785-864-4281
785-864-5393
archku@ku.edu
http://www.sadp.ku.edu/
Keith Diaz Moore, Associate Dean
785-864-4281
Michael Swann, Associate Dean
785-864-4281
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