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More About This Title Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design
Chapter One:The Definition of an Architect.
What Do Architects Do?
Is Architecture for You?
QUESTION—What Is Architecture?
Profile of the Profession.
QUESTION—What Are the Most Important Skills an Architect Needs to Be Successful?
Chapter Two:The Education of an Architect.
Preparation: Pre–High School.
Selected Books on Architecture for Children.
Preparation: High School.
QUESTION—What Advice Would You Provide to Someone Who Wants to Be an Architect?
Routes to an Accredited Degree.
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.).
Pre-professional Bachelor of Science (B.S.).
and Master of Architecture (M.Arch.).
Undergraduate Degrees (B.A./B.S.) in Fields Other than Architecture and Master of Architecture (M.Arch.).
Doctor of Architecture (D.Arch.).
Promotional Materials, Videos, Catalogs, and Websites.
Guide to Architecture Schools.
New England Career Day in Architecture.
Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Architects.
NAAB Architecture Program Report (APR)/Visiting Team Report (VTR).
Ranking of Architecture Programs.
You Are an Architecture Student.
NAAB Student Performance Criteria.
Architecture Electives: A Sample.
Double Major/Degrees/Dual Degrees.
Off-campus Programs (Semester Abroad/Exchange Program).
Chapter Three:The Experience of an Architect.
Gaining Experience as a Student.
Research with Faculty.
Career-related Experience (Part-time/Summer).
QUESTION—What Do You Look for in Hiring a New Designer?
Moving toward Licensure.
Intern Development Program (IDP).
Intern Development Program (IDP) Training Areas.
Architect Registration Examination (ARE).
Chapter Four:The Careers of an Architect.
The Careers of an Architect.
Chapter Five:The Future of the Architecture Profession.
QUESTION: What Do You See as the Future for the Architecture Profession?
Appendix A:The Resources of an Architect.
Design—Graphic, Industrial, Furniture, Lighting.
Institutions Dedicated to Architecture.
Appendix B:NAAB/CACB-Accredited Architecture Programs in the United States and Canada.
Appendix C:Career Profiles.