Architectural Technology Concentration Level I

Technology and Health Division
Certificate L0388

This Level I Technology Concentration Certificate focuses upon the preparation of architectural construction documents, with emphasis on computer-aided design (CAD) applications. Regulatory requirements and an overview of construction practices are also included. The student will prepare a portfolio of CAD documentation, including 2-D and 3-D projections. The Level I Technology Concentration Certificate prepares students for employment as a beginning CAD draftsman or production specialist.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Be employed or actively seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Be technically competent.
  • Successfully execute orthographic and 3D drawing projections.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Completion of the Architecture Foundational Skills Certificate coursework12
PLUS
Completion of the Architectural Technology Concentration - Level I coursework16
Total Units28
Architecture Foundational Skills Certificate Coursework
ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design 4
ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I 4
ARCH 141Design Drawing and Communication 4
Total Units12
Architectural Technology Concentration - Level I Coursework
ARCH 142Architectural Materials and Specifications 4
ARCH 145Building and Zoning Codes 3
ARCH 147Architectural CAD and BIM 3
ARCH 247Architectural CAD Working Drawings 3
INSP 70Elements of Construction 3
Total Units16
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