The five-year Bachelor of Architecture program prepares students with an early interest in architecture to become leading professional practitioners. The mission is to train students as leaders in the professional practice of architecture with substantive methods of design and inquiry. The program aims to establish a student’s professional education with new forms of thinking and practice and to help students develop a lifelong relationship to their respective fields.
Communication design is a multi-faceted and interdisciplinary field of study and practice. The mission of the Undergraduate Communications Design Department at Pratt is to prepare students to be versatile and astute communicators; critical and conceptual thinkers; and inspired and responsible cultural producers. The course values the development of a rich design process and the open exchange embodied in a studio culture that values individual perspectives, critique, visual literacy, media fluency, experiential learning and innovative formal outcomes. Curriculum equips independent thinkers with the conceptual and practical competencies they need to engage audiences, explore technologies, develop visual languages, challenge preconceptions, redefine problems and identify opportunities as communication designers and successful creative professionals.