Architecture Major

Architecture is a program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field.

Architecture majors and degree programs likely include instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Architecture (use the College Search feature and enter " Architecture " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Architecture?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Architecture Page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Architecture?

Most people with a degree in architecture work directly with clients and users to design new buildings or complete extensions or alterations to existing ones, making sure that they are safe, cost-effective and functional.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Architecture:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Architecture: