Architectural Design (Architecture)

About Our Program

The Architectural Design program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with developing, engineering, and designing building structures and facilities. This program of study may also include exploration into collecting and interpreting geographic information, researching and preparing maps, and interior design.

Potential Architecture Careers:

Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Restoration Architecture, Architectural Research and Technology, and Lighting Architecture. Architecture is a form of design. Therefore, students who study it can consider other career paths related to art and design.

Architect Job Facts

The architect job market is expected to grow by 4.2% between 2016 and 2026, with the salary for Architects in Texas averaging $86,160.

The computer programmer industry is concentrated in California, Texas, New York.

Architecture is an art that works hand in hand with science to design places where people can live, eat, work and play.

Job Roles and facts gathered from “Architecture Degree.” CareerExplorer, www.careerexplorer.com/degrees/architecture/.


  • Architecture Pathway

    LEVEL 1

    • Principles of Architecture

    LEVEL 2

    • Principles of Architecture

    LEVEL 3

    • Architectural Design II and Lab (2 credits)

    LEVEL 4

    • Practicum in Architecture (Internship)

    CERTIFICATION OPTIONS

    • Autodesk Certified Professional or User in AutoCAD  
    • Autodesk Certified Professional or User in AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Autodesk Certified Professional or User in Autodesk Revit Architecture

    * Offered at DATA Middle School
    ** Offered at both DATA Middle School and DATA High School