Architecture means to offer or render professional services in connection with the design and construction of a building, or group of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as their principal purpose human occupancy or use. (Wikipedia, 04/19/2011)
I would be living in Tallahassee, Florida on FAMU campus in McGuinn Hall for my freshman and sophomore year of college then I am going to move to Hillside apartments for my junior and senior year of college.
1. High school diploma:with particular focus on classes that are heavy in mathematics, such as trigonometry and calculus. 2. Bachelor's Degree: Several different educational avenues are available for aspiring architects, but the most prevalent involves enrolling in a 5-year bachelor degree program in architecture. Courses in these programs cover architectural theory and history, building design, construction technology, structures and more. 3. Master's Degree: Most students who earn an undergraduate degree in architecture go on to receive an additional degree from a 2-year master's program at an accredited university. Students who have bachelor's degree in a field unrelated to architecture must complete a 3 or 4 year master's degree program. 4. Internship: All aspiring architects must complete at least three years of training before entering the field professionally. 5. Licensed Architect: Architects must become licensed in order to work professionally in most all states. This process involves passing the Architect Registration Examination, a test broken into nine different sections consisting of graphical questions and multiple choice options.
Florida A & M University (FAMU) sits on the 7 th highest hill in Tallahassee, Florida. In1890, this land-grant institution was dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, resolution of complex issues and the empowerment of citizens and communities.
You have to have plenty of experience with construction design/measurement and drawings to become an architect. I will be gaining these skills by working at LG (Lugene Givens) Construction with my uncles to gain the skills of drawing, measuring, building, and etc.
Starting pay for an architect is $581.41 weekly, $4,070 monthly and $48,840 yearly.
The intangible reward will be achieving a goal that my farther did not accomplished before he died, which means that the reward just satisfy's me. Other rewards will be learning and gaining knowledge to become an architect, and helping out others by giving back to the community.