Architecture abbreviated as ARC is one of the demanding departments in Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was established in 2004 with an objective of keeping pioneering role to built environment of Bangladesh, especially in the north-eastern region. Department of Architecture offers a five years long bachelor degree, where courses are designed in such a way so that students graduating from this department have a balance of theory and practical skills to prepare themselves for the highly competitive multidisciplinary workplace in the country and beyond. Academics and students are participating in activities of international architectural organizations like ARCASIA, CAA and others. Design expositions are arranged by department every year with seminar. Moreover, students are involved in co curricular activities as a part of cultural groups inside campus. In 2015 this school got accreditation from Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), which is the national body of professional architects.