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Landscape Architect's Path
 Education  Work Experience  Activities
  Relevant high school classes - Botany, biology, art, speech.
  College - Four-year degree in landscape architecture, master's degree in business administration
  High School - Life guard, lawn care and landscaping, farm work
  College - Meat packing plant
  High School - Outdoor sports
  College - Belonged to the student chapter of the Association of Landscape Architects.

 

Recommended Path
 Education  Work Experience  Activities
  High School - Refer to the chart below
  College - Four-year bachelor's degree from a college accredited by the National Association of Landscape Architects.
  High School - Job shadow a landscape architect. Get a summer job at a garden center.
  College - Enter an internship with a government agency or a private company.
  High School - Sports, Junior Achievement, speech.
  College - Student chapter of Association of Landscape Architects.
 Education - High School
SUBJECT GRADE 9 GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12
Math Algebra Geometry or Applied Math Algebra Probability & Statistics
English English English English
Applied Communications
English
Applied Communications
Science Principles of Technology
Physical Science
Biology
Applied Biology/Chemistry
Advanced Science Course Advanced Science Course
Social Studies/Humanities As required As required As required As required
Physical Education/Health As required As required As required As required
Technical Classes See specific technology program area curriculum e.g. carpenter, plumber, auto mechanic, drafting, electronics technician etc.
Recommended: entrepreneurship, cooperative education
See specific technology program area curriculum e.g. carpenter, plumber, auto mechanic, drafting, electronics technician etc.
Recommended: entrepreneurship, cooperative education
See specific technology program area curriculum e.g. carpenter, plumber, auto mechanic, drafting, electronics technician etc.
Recommended: entrepreneurship, cooperative education
See specific technology program area curriculum e.g. carpenter, plumber, auto mechanic, drafting, electronics technician etc.
Recommended: entrepreneurship, cooperative education
Source: Choices CT, 2001 Bridges.com, Inc.

 

You've seen how Bob reached his career goals by planning his activities, education and work experiences early in middle and high school. You know what experts in the field recommend in terms of activities, education and work experiences if you plan to pursue this profession.

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