Architecture @NCC

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Merge your artistic and technical skills into a career that can impact entire communities and change the way people experience and move through life! Architecture is an art that has far-reaching effects and is constantly changing with technological advances. If you are ready to dive into a field that combines both creativity and engineering, find out more about the architecture major at NCC.

You'll experience coursework which combines a mixture of academics, design and advanced computer technology as you dream up residential and commercial design projects. Your passion for creating will be fueled as you learn how to build stylish structures that are also safe and functional. NCC's architecture program is a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, ensuring that the program is current with trends in the field. Our faculty consists of practicing, registered architects who are members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).


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Degrees We Offer

  • Associate in Applied Science | 2 years
  • This entire program can be completed at our Bethlehem Campus

Transfer possibilities include:

Boston Architectural College
Drexel University
Florida Atlantic University
Kansas State University
Lehigh University
Temple University
Philadelphia University
The New School of Architecture- San Diego
University of Arizona
University of Maryland
University of Miami
University of Michigan

Program Details view official course information in our college catalog

Program Map View Architecture, AA Suggested Semester Map (PDF)

Careers in Architecture

Graduates of the NCC program will be prepared for transfer into an accredited five-year Bachelor of Architecture Professional Program leading to a three-year internship and NCARB Examination to practice architecture.  NCC Students have transferred to 30 different universities.

Architecture Career Paths

  • Architect
  • Architectural Technician
  • Building Inspector
  • Architectural/Building Sales

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"I place value on the strong foundation and education I received at NCC."

-Joseph Biondo ‘83, NCC architecture alum, Principal at Spillman Farmer Architects and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a member of the AIA.

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