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What is Architecture? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU Interior Design

What is Architecture?

Google defines Architecture as "the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings." OSU currently does not have an architecture program, however there are a couple of majors that offer similar focuses. The interior design program offers a focus in house studies and the opportunity to learn residential and universal design, while the School of Engineering offers many building type focuses.

Architecture - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

Advertising Designer
Civil Engineer Mechanical Engineer
Construction Project Manager Naval Architect
Architectural Drafter Construction Worker Old-House Rehabber
Architectural Engineer Design Exhibition Photographer - Architectural
Architectural Historian Draftsperson Private Home Inspector
Architectural Writer/Journalist Environmental Engineer Production Designer
Art Director Fashion Designer Project Manager
Building Contractor Furniture Designer Real Estate Appraiser
Building Designer Graphic Designer Renovation
Building Inspector Green Roof Designers Set Designer
Building Rearcher Historic Preservation Surveyor
Carpenter Illustrator Teacher/Professor
Carpentry Industrial Designer Technical Architect
Cartographer Landscape Architect Urban/Regional Planner

Related Skills

Business Aptitude Legal Knowledge
Communication (Oral & Written) Mathematical Capabilities
Design Talent Organization
Drawing Abilities Social Awareness
Engineering Abilitites Time Management
Initiative Visualization

Job & Internship Serach Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

ArtSource - a network for people seeking information about Art and Architecture.

Architecture Job Search - List of architecture jobs and job opportunities.

American Institute of Architects (lists professional positions for architects and interior design)

Thefulcrumintl.com (search jobs and post resumes for architecture, engineering, and construction positions)

The Art Career Project - You’ll find a breakdown of nearly every type of art and career you can imagine, from the normal to the more obscure. Some of the art careers you’ll find here include graphic design, painting, jewelry design, golf course design, Foley art, and even found art! If you don’t see your passion on our site, contact us and we’ll add it.


Architecture Crossing

Architect Jobs

Architectural Jobs

Architect Job Source -Direct links to the career sections of architecture firms throughout the United States.

Architecture and Engineering Federal Jobs

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook - the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Career Resources from E-Architect - information and events surrounding architecture alongside international job postings.

What Can I do with a Major in Architecture? - CareerThoughts.com has a similar page to this one, which includes career options, expected salary, and job outlook information.

Architecture Career Information

Career Outlook for Architects

Architect Career Information

Professional Association Links

Society of Architectural Historians - provides information and resources for felloships and grants focused around environmental architecture.

The American Institute of Architects - an association for liscensed architects which provides developmental career information and resources.

American Architectural Foundation

American Society of Landscape Architects

Architectural Research Centers Consortium

International Interior Design Association

Miscellaneous Links

Architectural Digest

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