What subjects do I need to study architecture?

To study architecture, you will typically need to take a variety of classes in both the arts and sciences. Some of the subjects that you may need to study include:

  1. Mathematics: You will need to take classes in geometry, trigonometry, and calculus to understand the mathematical principles that underlie architectural design.
  2. Physics: You will also need to take classes in physics to understand the structural principles that are used in building design.
  3. Art and Design: Classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, and other art and design subjects will help you develop your design skills and understanding of the creative side of architecture.
  4. History and Theory of Architecture: Classes in the history and theory of architecture will give you a deeper understanding of the cultural and social context of architecture, and how different architectural styles and movements have developed over time.
  5. Computer-Aided Design (CAD): Classes in CAD will teach you how to use computer software to create and manipulate architectural designs.
  6. Building Materials and Construction: Classes in building materials and construction will teach you about the materials and techniques that are used in construction, and how they can be used in architectural design.
  7. Environmental Science : Class in environmental science, sustainability and green building principles would be useful to understand the impact of the building on environment and develop designs to minimize the negative impact.

This is just a general overview of some of the subjects you might study while pursuing a degree in architecture. The specific requirements may vary depending on the school you attend and the program you choose.