Penn History

Degrees offered and awarded by the University of Pennsylvanian School of Design (formerly the School of Fine Arts) (1920-2003) in chronological order:

Name of Degree Abbreviation Years in which the degree was offered or awarded
Bachelor of Architecture B.Arch 1921-1974
Bachelor of Fine Arts B.F.A. 1921-1993
Bachelor of Music Mus.Bac. 1921-1951
Master of Architecture M.Arch 1921-present
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture B.L.Arch. 1924-1978
Bachelor of Applied Arts B.A.A. 1936-1960
Master of Landscape Architecture M.L.Arch. 1939-present
Master of Fine Arts M.F.A. 1941-present
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering B.Arch.E. 1943-1966
Master of City and Regional Planning (or Master of City Planning [before 2001]) M.C.P. 1954-present
Bachelor of City Planning B.C.P. 1957-1959
Master of Regional Planning M.R.P. 1967-2001