Architectural Studies Program

Welcome to the College of Architecture and Environmental Design’s Virtual Open House Modules for our Architectural Studies program. Included in this Virtual Open House platform are:

  • A Welcome Video from Dean Mark Mistur
  • CAED Building and Facility Module
  • Program Modules for each of our Undergraduate majors
  • Academic Advising Module
  • Links to Virtual Workshops hosted by our Scholarships and Financial Aid offices

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The Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies is a liberal arts program that exposes students to the design process and prepares them to be active, well-rounded contributors to society. 




Emily Stood is a 2nd year Architectural Studies major with minors in Historic Preservation, History, and Scene Design from the Chicago area.




The College of Architecture and Environmental Design employs three professional academic advisors that serve as advocates for students in the College, and work individually with you throughout your academic career at Kent State University. The advisors within the CAED are experts on the curricular requirements for each of the undergraduate programs in the College as well as the vast structure of resources, events, and opportunities available through the University that will enrich your student experience and improve your success.






Building Tour and Facility Resources

Please join us in touring the 117,000 square foot LEED Platinum John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design with Dean Mistur. In this guided tour, you will learn more about our studio spaces, the materials library, our reading room, the fabrications lab, and our digital output lab, among other resources within our building.

Grand opening

View our Grand Opening ceremony for the CAED's new building. 

Timelapse of Construction

View a timelapse of The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design during it's construction. 

Exhibition Installation and Opening

Watch the installation process and opening event of the Archigram exhibition going up in our Armstrong Gallery.