Have you dreamed of designing buildings, bridges or parks? Are you interested in discovering the broad range of career possibilities in the field of architecture?
Architectural Design Academy students will study all aspects of design while applying their creativity to many projects. Students use professional 3D modeling software to create various floor plans for construction and architectural models. Students build scale models of houses, furniture and other projects using different architectural styles, green technologies and their own unique creativity. Students have the opportunity to participate in an internship in their senior year.
Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL)
10920 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Students seeking postsecondary education are advised to take at least two years of World Language. Students seeking degrees in Engineering are also advised to enroll in Physics and Chemistry.
Students should be enrolled in Algebra I as a minimum level mathematics course in the 9th grade.
Students have the opportunity to earn Autodesk CAD or Revit certification.
Students who successfully complete the Architectural Design Academy program sequence, with a grade of B or higher in academy courses, may be eligible for credits at Howard Community College.
Suggested Course Schedule
|Grade Level||Course 1||Course 2||Course 3||Course 4||Course 5||Course 6||Course 7|
|Ninth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Fitness & Health required||Technology Education required||Fine Arts available|
|Tenth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Elective available||Elective available||Elective available|
|Eleventh Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Science required||Social Studies required||Elective available||Architectural Design|
|Twelfth Grade||English required||Mathematics required||Elective available||Elective available||Advanced Architectural Design|