Course Catalog - Architecture Design

Architecture Design

Business & Industry Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Architecture (9-10) #8098

Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Classroom studies include topics such as safety, work ethics, communication, information technology applications, systems, health, environment, leadership, teamwork, ethical and legal responsibility, employability, and career development and include skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and reading technical drawings

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Architectural Design I (10-12) #8104

A focus on design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for commercial or residential architectural purposes.

PR: Algebra I & English I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Architectural Design II (11-12) #8106

Students acquire the advanced knowledge of design, design history, design techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for commercial or residential architectural purposes. Students gain knowledge and skills specific to those needed to prepare for a postsecondary degree or entry into an architecture or construction related

field.

PR: Architectural Design I & Geometry

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Practicum in Architectural Design (12) #8127

A course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and architectural design study. Instruction may be delivered through laboratory training, independent study, or career preparation arrangements.

PR: Architectural Design II

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Career Preparation I Extended (11-12) #8009

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Successful completion of one or more advanced career and technical education courses that are part of a coherent sequence of courses in a career cluster related to the field in which the student will be employed.

SEM: 2 CR: 3

 

Career Preparation II Extended (12) #8010

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Career Preparation I

SEM: 2 CR: 3