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The College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP) at Cornell University was established in 1871 as the School of Architecture, offering the first four-year course of study in architecture in the United States. It is currently the smallest of the seven undergraduate colleges and schools, with an undergraduate enrollment of 547 [1] and a faculty over 60 [2]. The college is divided into three departments: Architecture, Art and City and Regional Planning and also maintains a close relationship with the Department of Landscape Architecture, housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellows and still are in some places. ... // Scope and intentions According to the very earliest surviving work on the subject, Vitruvius De Architectura, good buildings should have Beauty (Venustas), Firmness (Firmitas) and Utility (Utilitas); architecture can be said to be a balance and coordination among these three elements, with none overpowering the others. ... Resources ArtLex. ... Urban, city, or town planning, deals with design of the built environment from the municipal and metropolitan perspective. ... Landscape architecture is the art, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land and the design of man-made constructs. ... College of Agriculture and Life Sciences logo It has been suggested that Plant Biology at Cornell be merged into this article or section. ...


Facilities

The college occupies a number of buildings on the northern end of the Arts Quad. Facilities for architecture and city and regional planning and administrative offices for the college are found in Sibley Hall, which also houses the Fine Arts Library and the Green Dragon Cafe; the Art Department is located in Tjaden Hall; additional facilities, such as studios, are in Rand Hall. Rand Hall is slated for destruction, so that Milstein Hall, which will stand in its place, can be completed by 2006. College of Arts & Sciences logo The Arts Quad includes the original three buildings of the University, Morrill Hall, McGraw Hall, and White Hall, seen on the left. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Degrees

Undergraduate programs offered by the college lead to the bachelor's degree. A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts three or four years. ...

  • B.Arch. - A five-year program in architecture
  • B.F.A. - Four-year programs in art or architecture
  • B.S. - Four-year programs with concentrations in either urban and regional studies or history of architecture

The departments of the college offer the following degrees through the Graduate School: The Bachelor of Fine Arts, or BFA, or B.F.A. is an undergraduate degree. ... A MOHIT PANDEY(B.S., B.Sc. ... The Graduate School is a graduate school at Cornell University; it confers most professional and research masters degree and doctoral degrees in various fields of study for the university. ...

  • M.A. in History of Architecture and Urban Development
  • M.Arch. I/II in Architecture and in Design
  • M.F.A. in the Creative Visual Arts
  • M.R.P. in City and Regional Planning
  • M.S. in Architectural Science
  • Ph.D. in History of Architecture and Urban Development and in City and Regional Planning

A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... The Master of Architecture (MArch) is a professional Masters degree required for licensure as an architect. ... Alternate uses: see MFA (disambiguation) Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a graduate degree in an area of applied or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the Bachelors level. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ...

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Units of Cornell University
Undergraduate Colleges and Schools:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences | College of Architecture, Art and Planning | College of Arts and Sciences | College of Engineering | School of Hotel Administration | College of Human Ecology | School of Industrial and Labor Relations For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... Download high resolution version (1600x1595, 140 KB)taken from http://www. ... College of Agriculture and Life Sciences logo It has been suggested that Plant Biology at Cornell be merged into this article or section. ... College of Arts & Sciences logo The Arts Quad includes the original three buildings of the University, Morrill Hall, McGraw Hall, and White Hall, seen on the left. ... College of Engineering logo Cornell Universitys College of Engineering was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. ... The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, one of the endowed colleges of Cornell University, is a world-renowned school for hospitality management founded in 1922. ... The College of Human Ecology (HumEc) is a statutory college at Cornell University. ... The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) at Cornell University was established in 1944 (first students admitted 1945) as the worlds first school for college-level study in industrial and labor relations. ...

Graduate/Professional Colleges and Schools:

Graduate School | Law School | S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management | Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City | Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar | Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences | College of Veterinary Medicine The Graduate School is a graduate school at Cornell University; it confers most professional and research masters degree and doctoral degrees in various fields of study for the university. ... Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University. ... The S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management (JGSM) is the business school of Cornell University. ... The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College is the medical school and biomedical research unit of Cornell University. ... The Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) was established on April 9, 2001, when Cornell University signed an agreement with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development to bring a branch of its medical school to Education City, Qatar near the capital of Doha. ... The Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (WGSMS) is a graduate college of Cornell University that was founded in 1952 as an academic partnership between two major medical institutions in New York City: the Weill Cornell Medical College and the Sloan-Kettering Institute. ... The New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University was founded in 1894, and is only one of two institutes of veterinary medicine in the Ivy League in the United States. ...


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