This program is designed to give high achieving incoming freshman students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the study of architecture. Students may apply for this ten-week pre-freshman college program in the summer preceding Fall enrollment. ACI offers an intensive courses in Architectural Design and Graphics with credit being applied toward an undergraduate degree in architecture. If you are interested in participating in the ACI program, please call the School of Architecture at (936) 261-9800.
High School Preparation
A general high school background is sufficient for entering students. Do not think that because you can not draw or have never had drafting or art that you will be unsuccessful. We can teach you the basics if you have the desire. While in high school, the following classes are recommended but all are not mandatory for entry.
Math: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry
English: Writing course, Literature
Drawing: Drafting and Art
Research assistantships are available for qualified undergraduate students on a variety of research projects within the school.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Loans, work study, scholarships and grants are available through Financial Aid Seminars. Please contact them directly for further information.
Honor Societies, Clubs, and Servce Organizations
Student organizations play an important role in helping students become part of their academic program and their chosen profession. All students are encouraged to become active members of sponsored organizations both within the School of Architecture and the greater University community.
Organizations of particular interest to students of architecture are: (1) American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is the local chapter of the national student organization. (2) Women in Architecture and (3) Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society.
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