Uncover the human experience through architectural history

SCAD is one of only two U.S. universities to offer an undergraduate degree in architectural history, and our location among one of the best-preserved urban landscapes in the country makes Savannah the prime setting for exploring this craft. Take advantage of a curriculum that covers all major historical periods in Western and global traditions, the opportunity to travel abroad to a perfectly preserved medieval village, and coveted internships and resources at your fingertips. The vast world of architectural history awaits.

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Architectural history degrees

SCAD's architectural history degrees are offered in Savannah.

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Turn your passion into your profession

SCAD will prepare you for a career investigating the spaces where people have worked, played or lived. Alumnus Todd Levine explains how his SCAD experience helped ignite a preservation movement to save and adaptively reuse New England's historic barns.

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"To engage in discourse about our collective future, to dissolve perceived boundaries between design disciplines and to re-establish art as the shared language of the built environment. The future is the city. It is the place where all design disciplines come together and where all design disciplines are needed at the same time. At SCAD, we are doing nothing less than preparing students in the School of Building Arts to be the designers of the new city."

Christian Sottile | Architecture professor

Related majors and minors

Architectural history is an ever-evolving field. In order to thrive in such an industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.

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