In Terp Young Scholars, high school students prepare for college through rigorous academics and dynamic instruction. Learn to navigate the University of Maryland college experience and get a jump on college by earning three university credits...(more)
Programs in University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation are inclusive of the design, social, cultural and environmental aspects of human settlements. Through Terp Young Scholars, students engage in learning about the possibilities offered by a career in architecture.
Please note that the residential program is not open to international F/J visa students. The online program is open to all students.
ARCH 150: Introduction to Architecture—Discovering Architecture - Campus
If you dream of designing buildings, bridges, or parks, discover the possibilities in this hands-on course. This hands-on course is designed to assist you in making an intelligent choice about a possible career in architecture. You will learn about careers in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design. Get the chance to learn basic design principles that you'll use to complete your own design project. You will work on your active learning design projects and interact with graduate students in architecture while getting a taste of what it's like to be an architecture student. Experience creative, innovative ways to view the world through architectural design thinking.