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Architecture & Construction

Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment
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ATC Advanced Technical Credit Program

ATC gives high school students a chance to receive credit at participating community colleges across Texas for taking high school technical courses. Approved courses and their college equivalent are listed in the ATC Course Crosswalk. The participating colleges have agreed to offer students credit for these courses, ...

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Curriculum

To access the curriculum, mouse over the image below and click on the courses that indicate there are lessons available.

A&C Coherent SequencePrinciples of Architecture & ConstructionInterior DesignArchitectural DesignConstruction ManagementConstruction TechnologyArchitecture & Construction Career PortalsPrinciples of Architecture & ConstructionArchitecture & Construction Career PortalsInterior DesignArchitectural DesignConstruction ManagementConstruction TechnologyPrinciples of Architecture & ConstructionArchitecture & Construction Career PortalsInterior DesignArchitectural DesignConstruction ManagementConstruction TechnologyPracticum in Interior DesignPracticum in Architectural DesignPracticum in Construction Management

Drafting Lesson Plans

The Architecture & Construction Cluster is focused on careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment. The instructional content for this cluster is organized into three federally-identified career pathways:

  • Design/Pre-Construction
  • Construction
  • Maintenance/Operations

Accommodations for Learning Differences

It is important that lessons accommodate the needs of every learner. Each of the lessons included in this cluster may be modified to accommodate your students with learning differences by referencing the following files also found on the Special Populations page of this web site. Select the links below for access to these files.

Accommodations for Learning DifferencesACCOMMODATIONS MANUALGUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES FOR ADAPTING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS SAMPLE CURRICULUM CUSTOMIZATION FOR LEARNING DIFFERENCESLesson Plan/Curriculum Accommodations ChecklistINSTRUCTOR TEMPLATE FOR CURRICULUM CUSTOMIZATION FOR LEARNING DIFFERENCES

Career Awareness

So You Want to be an Architect?

This series of 3 narrative videos totaling 18 minutes is an entertaining description of the pathway to becoming a licensed Architect in the State of Texas. Texas Architect, Gary Juren helps the student understand the requisites to becoming a licensed design professional. His guidance begins with High School preparation, to a University education, through the Intern Development Program (IDP), the Architectural Registration Exam (ARE), and a forecast for employment. This video is sure to stimulate a student’s interest in the exciting career of Architecture. Click the play button for each movie to view it online.

So You Want to Be an Architect? Part 1
 
So You Want to Be an Architect? Part 2
 
So You Want to Be an Architect? Part 3
 

 

Third Grade Career Awareness

Fifth Grade Career Awareness

Seventh Grade Career Awareness

 

News & Updates

IMPORTANT: This site is being migrated to the upcoming Texas CTE Resource Center.

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