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Architectural Technology

Award: Certificate
Total Credits for Award: 25.00

Admission Requirements:

Students are accepted into this program for fall and spring semesters only.

Architectural Technology courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:


Description:

In a lab designed to resemble an architect's office, students will study a balanced curriculum of residential and commercial architecture. You will learn wood framed detailing as well commercial assemblies involving steel, concrete and brick. Within the lab, you will be assigned your own workstation and will draft house and building designs in a variety of state-of-the-industry software products. Upon completion of this program you will have the skills necessary to work for a residential design-build firm, a commercial product manufacturer or a materials vendor. If you choose to study further, this program articulates directly into the 55 credit Architectural Technology Diploma.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

Students may begin the Architectural Technology program in a fall or spring semester. Please follow the course sequence listed below for the semester you begin the program.

First Fall Semester for students who start in a Fall Semester

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ARCH 1000

 Architectural Lab 1

 6.00

 ARCH 1020

 Residential Construction Topics

 2.00

 ARCH 1030

 AutoCAD

 2.00

 ARCH 1500

 Building Structures

 3.00

 

                                               TOTAL CREDITS:

 13.00

First Spring Semester for students who start in a Spring Semester

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ARCH 1000

 Architectural Lab 1

 6.00

 ARCH 1010

 Architectural Orientation

 2.00

 ARCH 1020

 Residential Construction Topics

 2.00

 ARCH 1030

 AutoCAD

 2.00

 

                                               TOTAL CREDITS:

 12.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

Second Semester for Fall Start

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ARCH 1010

 Architectural Orientation

 2.00

 ARCH 1200

 Architectural Lab 2

 6.00

 ARCH 1220

 Commercial Construction Topics 1

 2.00

 ARCH 1230

 REVIT 1

 2.00

 

                                               TOTAL CREDITS:

 12.00

 Second Semester for Spring Start

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 ARCH 1200

 Architectural Lab 2

 6.00

 ARCH 1220

 Commercial Construction Topics 1

 2.00

 ARCH 1230

 REVIT 1

 2.00

 ARCH 1500

 Building Structures

 3.00

 

                                               TOTAL CREDITS:

 13.00

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.