Applied Technology

Architectural Engineering Technology
Certificate program (Typically finished in two semesters)

Students will prepare for employment in architectural and engineering firms where they will implement CAD based skills to assist in-house professionals in preparing construction documents, estimates, and details for various aspects of design and construction projects. Graduates can successfully fill positions as architectural assistants, architectural and engineering drafters, technicians, estimators, and many other construction industry related occupations.

This program provides the student the opportunity to:

  • Develop skills and gain knowledge for workforce readiness or transfer to other institutions in architecture, engineering, and allied fields.

The graduate of this program is able to:

  • Prepare architectural drawings, models, and electronic images that accurately convey the quality and details of a building design.
  • Present ideas, concepts, and solutions related to architectural design through spoken and written means.
  • Apply critical thinking, collaborative, and analytical thinking skills to the design of buildings.
  • Apply competencies to create technical drawing sets that illustrate structural and construction details for buildings.
  • Perform cost estimates, prepare project schedules, and understand contracts related to professional design and construction services.
  • Describe career options and the process of becoming a licensed professional.

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Required Courses / Recommended Sequence
ARC-110 - Architectural Design Graphics I, 3 credits
ARC-219 - Estimating & Architectural Practice, 3 credits
ARC-220 - Commercial Construction:, 3 credits
CAD-101 - Computer Assisted Design I, 3 credits
ENG-101 - English Composition, 3 credits
FYE-101 - First Year Experience, 1 credits
ARC-112 - Architectural Drafting I: Working Drawings for Light Construction, 3 credits
ARC-120 - Light-Frame Building Construction Materials and Processes, 3 credits
ARC-175 - Architectural Design Graphics II, 3 credits
ARC-212 - Mechanical Equipment, 3 credits
ENG-261 - Technical Communications, 3 credits
or SPE-125 - Fundamentals of Speech, 3 credits

Total Credits for Degree: 31

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