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Architecture degrees are associated with the area of applied sciences, as well as arts and humanities, depending on the school. Most universities curriculum calls for a combination of studio, lecture and practicum classes, and architects must be meticulous, creative and have an interest in design.Architecture Degree Profile

Common Specialized Degree Programs

  • Design Architecture
  • Industrial Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Naval Architecture

Average Salary

Entry level $41,000 to $78,000 mid-career

Degree Programs

A bachelor’s degree is required to then pursue a master’s degree from a completion of between 120 and 128 credit hours depending on the university. Master’s degree and training is required to apply for the Architecture Registration Exam and doctoral degrees are preferred for licensing.

Top Architecture Programs in 2009
(According to Architect Magazine, 2009)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Cornell University
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo

University of Cincinnati
University of Texas Austin

College Courses: Math, Science, Technology, Design

Recommended High School AP Course

  • Calculus AB and BC
  • Computer Science A
  • Physics B and Physics C
  • Studio Art

Careers Obtained with Architecture Degrees

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Art Teacher
  • College Professor
  • Political Advocate
  • Training Specialist
  • Architect
  • Preservationist
  • Project Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Urban Planner
  • Regional Planner

Notable Architects  Notable Architecture

  • Abbot Suger, the mind behind Gothic Architectural Style
  • Antoni Gaudí, who built Park Güell in Barcelonia
  • Le Corbusier, pioneer of the International style of Modern architecture
  • Gustave Eiffel, who built the Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • Frank Lloyd Wright, builder of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • Frederick Law Olmsted, landscape architect behind Central Park in New York City
  • Paul Rudolph, american architect who built the Lippo Centre in Hong Kong
  • Rem Koolhaas, builder of the Seattle Central Library and author of Delirious New York
  • Wallace Harrison, who built the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City

Also Read:

Architecture Scholarships

The Best Architecture Schools in the U.S.

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