Pre-Architecture* (IB) Pathway
Students enrolled in the Pre-Architecture Career Pathway will receive an interactive experience to gain the essential skills needed for success in this industry through hands-on projects. Rigorous course standards, relevant and challenging curriculum, career-related education availabilities and certification options will put you ahead in your architectural career. Opportunities in this field are challenging, diverse and can result in jobs from construction, architecture, engineering and related service firms to manufacturing industries.
Choosing this pathway will lead you to a career (among many options) as any of the following:
As technology continues to advance, employers will look for those who have a strong background in the fundamental principles, training and the ability to apply industry knowledge to a broad range of responsibilities – essential skills you will explore in the Architecture program’s classroom and laboratory experiences.
The International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP) is an innovative education framework incorporating the vision and educational principles of the IB into a unique programme specifically tailored for students who wish to engage in career-related learning. The aim of the IBCP is to provide students with both an academic and practical foundation to support both their further studies and specialized training, thereby ensuring their success in the workforce. The IBCP combines highly regarded and internationally recognized IB Diploma Programme courses with an approved career-related study and a unique IBCP core. Pre-Architecture is one of eleven MHS Career Pathways that has been approved for the IBCP.
*The Pre-Architecture program is "industry certified" by the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA). An "industry certified" program has received a "stamp of excellence," which represents the apex of program quality. Only those programs that have successfully undergone rigorous reviews by leaders from business and industry are recognized with this distinction.
Pre-Architecture Course Schedule
Introduction to Pre-Engineering & Pre-Architecture (Intr. to Drafting & Design) – 2 semesters.
Pre-Architecture II (Architect. Drawing & Design I) – 2 semesters.
Pre-Architecture III (Architect. Drawing & Design II) – 2 semesters.
Post-Secondary Institutes to Study Pre-Architecture
|• Agnes Scott College
• Altamaha Technical College
• Andrew College
• Athens Technical College
• Augusta Technical College
• Berry College
• Chattahoochee Technical College
• Columbus Technical College
• Dalton State College
• DeKalb Technical College
• DeVry Institute Of Technology
|• Georgia Institute Of Technology
• Georgia Southern University
• Georgia Southwestern State University
• Gwinnett Technical College
• Herzing College
• Mercer University
• Middle Georgia College
• Morehouse College
• Northwestern Technical College
• Savannah State University
• Savannah Technical College
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