Architecture majors must possess basic skills in computer operation, computer software, and critical thinking on a variety of social, political, historical, and environmental issues. Architecture majors are often inquisitive, analytical, scientific, observant, able to think abstractly, able to solve math problems, able to draw, and understand scientific theories. Architecture majors have many hobbies that may include the use computers, drawing, conducting experiments, writing, and an interest in nature and art.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Architecture majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Architecture may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: