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A Major in Architecture

Description of Major

This major educates students about the design and production of buildings that are useful, durable, meaningful,
inspiring and responsive to their physical and social contexts.

For more information on studying Archiecture:  click here 

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
A variety of jobs are available for architecture graduates, including:

Architect Architectural Critic
Architectural Engineer  Architectural Historian 
Architectural Journalist  Architectural Photographer
Architectural Programmer Art Director 
Building Contractor Building Inspector
CAD Coordinator Campus Planner
Carpenter Cartographer 
City Planner Civil Engineer
Computer Presentation Designer Computer Systems Analyst
Construction Inspector Construction Manager
Contractor Corporate Consultant
Developer Draftsperson 
Fashion Designer  Furniture Designer 
Graphic Designer Illustrator
Industrial Designer  Interior Designer 
Landscape Architect  Model Maker
Printmaker Professor
Property Assessor Publisher
Real Estate Project Manager Set Designer
Structural Engineer Surveyor 
Technical Illustrator  Technical Writer
Urban Planner   


Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.


Additional Links  

American Institute of Architecture Students

American Institute of Architects

Society of American Registered Architects

American Architectural Foundation

UC College of DAAP