The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that prepare individuals for professional practice in the various architecture-related fields and focus on the study of related aesthetic and socioeconomic aspects of the built environment. (CIP Code #04)
Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Architecture; City Planning; Interior Architecture; Real Estate Development.
Prominent figures related to this curriculum:
Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater House" by Pablo Sanchez
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)
American architect, interior designer, writer and educator Aldo Rossi (1934-Present)
Achieved prominence in theory, drawing, and architecture Fumihiko Maki (1927-1989)
Japanese architect recognized for urban design work
Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES.
Instructional programs that prepare individuals for professional practice in the various architecture-related fields and focus on the study of related aesthetic and socioeconomic aspects of the built environment.
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD).
A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning.
A program that prepares individuals to apply principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions, and to function as professional planners. Includes instruction in principles of architecture; master plan development; service, communications, and transportation systems design; community and commercial development; zoning; land use planning; applied economics; policy analysis; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.
A program that prepares individuals to design public and private spaces, indoor and outdoor, for leisure, recreational, commercial, and living purposes, and for professional practice as environmental designers and architects. Includes instruction in the design and planning of public and private open spaces and their relationship to buildings and other aspects of the built environment; facilities management; related aspects of interior design and architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning; and professional responsibilities and standards.
A program that prepares individuals to apply architectural principles in the design of structural interiors for living, recreational, and business purposes and to function as professional interior architects. Includes instruction in architecture, structural systems design, heating and cooling systems, occupational and safety standards, interior design, specific end-use applications, and professional responsibilities and standards.