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Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (LASDTAA)

This two-year pathway is designed for students who wish to obtain an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement degree with a concentration in Architecture.  Students in this pathway will leave with a broad understanding of art and design, as well as completion of their general education requirements.  Additional prerequisite ...

This two-year pathway is designed for students who wish to obtain an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement degree with a concentration in Architecture.  Students in this pathway will leave with a broad understanding of art and design, as well as completion of their general education requirements.  Additional prerequisite courses will need to be taken at a prospective university. 

Completion of this program is designed to prepare students for transferring into an Architecture major at a four-year college or university and satisfy most Architecture requirements for students entering an Architecture major. 

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Units
Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (LASDTAA) Full time : 6 90-93

Sample Schedule and Quarterly To-Do List

90-93 Units

A sample schedule and quarterly to-do list are below. The schedule and to-do list will help you explore courses and complete tasks on time. The guide assumes a fall quarter start, but you can begin in any quarter.

See an advisor to create a personalized educational plan by the end of your second quarter. Your plan will include prerequisites, graduation requirements, and transfer preparation if you plan to transfer to another college or university to earn a bachelor's degree.

Apply and register at Seattle Central College anytime (the application is always free). Once you become a student, register for classes using the online class schedule and go to the academic calendar for registration dates and tuition deadlines.

Note about the sample schedule: Classes are offered in various formats such as online (e-learning) and may not be offered each quarter. Click the button with arrows throughout the map to expand the section and view detailed information.

Before Quarter One

Before You Start

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Quarter 1
To-Do List
18 UNITS
To-Do List

To-Do List for Quarter1

  • Schedule an appointment with your assigned advisor in Starfish to discuss your academic goals and to create a short-term educational plan
  • Visit the Learning Support and Tutoring Center for tutoring
  • Drop by the Library to get help with research; check out resources; access computers and study space; and create media projects
ENGL&101
English Composition I
5 units
ART101
Design
5 units
Visual, Literary and Perf Arts or World Languages 1
Choose a course
5 units
HDC101
Orientation to College
3 units
Quarter 2
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List

To-Do List for Quarter2

ENGL&102
Composition II
5 units
ART102
Design
5 units
Visual, Literary and Perf Arts or World Languages 2
Choose a course
5 units
Quarter 3
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List

To-Do List for Quarter3

  • Consider Student Leadership positions and other on-campus jobs
  • Visit potential universities and determine application deadlines
  • Meet with Transfer Center advisor to determine transfer eligibility
MATH116 or MATH&141
Choose a course
5 units
ART103
Design
5 units
Visual, Literary and Perf Arts or World Languages 3
Choose a course
5 units
Quarter 4
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List

To-Do List for Quarter4

UW Architecture prerequisites for Fall Quarter of sophomore year:

  • ARCH 200: Design and Representation I (5 units)
  • ARCH 350: Architecture of the Ancient World (3 units)
  • Non‐UW students may take courses through UW Outreach: www.outreach.washington.edu/nondegree/
MATH&148 or MATH&142
Choose a course
5 units
ART111
Drawing
5 units
Individuals/Cultures/Societies
Choose a Course
5 units
Quarter 5
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List

To-Do List for Quarter5

UW Architecture prerequisites for Winter Quarter of sophomore year:

  • ARCH 201: Design and Representation II (5 units)
  • ARCH 351: Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance (3 units)
  • Non‐UW students may take courses through UW Outreach: www.outreach.washington.edu/nondegree/
     

 

MATH&151 or Natural World
Choose a course
5 units
ART112
Drawing
5 units
Individuals/Cultures/Societies
Choose a Course
5 units
Quarter 6
To-Do List
15 UNITS
To-Do List

To-Do List for Quarter6

UW Architecture prerequisites for Spring Quarter of sophomore year:

  • ARCH 352: History of Modern Architecture (3 units)
  • Non‐UW students may take courses through UW Outreach: www.outreach.washington.edu/nondegree/
Natural World Lab Science
Choose a Course
5 units
ART113
Drawing
5 units
Individuals/Cultures/Societies
Choose a Course
5 units

More Information

An Architecture pathway can lead to various career opportunities. Examples include: 

  • Licensed Architect 
  • Urban Planner
  • Carpenter
  • Building Designer
  • Civil Engineer

A Bachelor’s degree or higher may be required for some careers listed above. For current employment and wage estimates, please visit https://www.bls.gov/oes/.  To discuss additional careers options, speak with faculty once you begin classes or contact the Career Exploration Center. CareerServicesCenter@seattlecolleges.edu or 206.934.4383 

Once you complete this Associates degree, additional education opportunities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or a related field at a four-year college or university.

Seattle Central College has direct transfer agreements with four-year institutions throughout Washington state, including the University of Washington, Washington State University, and Seattle University. Architecture graduates from Central have also transferred to out-of-state institutions. Program and admissions requirements vary from college-to-college. Contact a Central advisor to create an educational plan tailored to transfer to the institution of your choice. You can use the College Navigator search engine found at http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to find Architecture programs in Washington state or around the country. 

Learn more about the Transfer process, Transfer agreements, and Bachelor’s degrees including transferring to top universities around the state and nation, such as Historically Black Universities and Colleges.

Financial Aid and Funding Resources

It's time to apply for Financial Aid for next year by completing
either the FAFSA or the WASFA 2022-23.

Need help paying for college?

To apply for financial aid, including grants and scholarships you don’t have to pay back, visit Central's Financial Aid Department for details. Part-time and full-time students can qualify for financial aid funds.

Area of Study

Arts, Design, and Graphics

Advising Contact

Advising hours and services: seattlecentral.edu/campus-life/student-support-and-services/transfer-and-career-advising/meet-advisor

Schedule phone and Zoom appointments: Starfish

Email and phone: AdvisorCentral@seattlecolleges.edu/ 206.934.4068/ 206.934.4068

Location: Broadway Campus BE1102D