Architectural Technology

The Architectural Technology curriculum prepares individuals with knowledge and skills that can lead to employment in the field of architecture or one of the associated professions.

Students receive instruction in construction document preparation, materials, and methods, environmental and structural systems, building codes and specifications, and computer applications as well as complete a design project. Optional courses may be provided to suit specific career needs.

Upon completion, graduates have career opportunities within the architectural, engineering, and construction professions as well as positions in industry and government. At participating universities, graduates may continue their education toward a bachelor’s degree in related fields.

 

Courses

ASSOCIATES IN APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAM

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY A.A.S. PROGRAM Credits Contact
Hours
Fall I
ARC 111 Introduction to Architectural Technology 3 7
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 2 4
ARC 114A Architectural CAD Lab 1 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
12 21
Spring I
ARC 112 Construction Matls & Methods 4 5
ARC 220 Adv. Architectural CAD 2 4
ARC 225 Architectural BIM I 2 4
ARC 225A Architectural BIM I Lab 1 3
MAT 121 Algebra/Trig I 3 4
12 20
Summer 
ARC 230 Environmental Systems 4 6
ARC 231 Architectural Presentations 4 6
COM 110 or
COM 231
 Communications Elective 3 3
11 15
Fall II
ARC 113 Residential Arch Tech 3 7
ARC 132 Specifications and Contracts 2 2
ARC 211 Light Construction Technology 3 7
SST 140 Green Building and Design Concepts 3 3
 Humanities / Fine Arts Elective 3 3
14 22
Spring II
ARC 213 Design Project 4 8
ARC 214 Architectural Statics 3 3
ARC 235 Architectural Portfolio 3 5
CST 241 Planning/Estimating I 3 4
Social/Behav. Science Elective 3 3
16 23

Certificate Program

ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Credits Contact
Hours
Fall I
ARC 111 Introduction to Architectural Technology 3 7
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 2 4
ARC 114A Architectural CAD Lab 1 3
6 14
Spring I
ARC 112 Construction Matls & Methods 4 5
ARC 220 Adv. Architectural CAD 2 4
ARC 225 Architectural BIM I 2 4
ARC 225A Architectural BIM I Lab 1 3
9 16