Architectural Design Concentration, AS

Technology and Health Division
Degree S0390

This program prepares students to enter the field of architecture and related areas. The student is provided with an option of direct employment into the field or preparation for transfer to a professional school of architecture. The Design Concentration focuses upon studio-based design projects, drawing, and presentation skills. The student will develop a portfolio of work relevant to their concentration.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design 4
ARCH 102Design II - Architectural Design 4
ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I 4
ARCH 122Architectural Presentations 4
ARCH 141Design Drawing and Communication 4
ARCH 142Architectural Materials and Specifications 4
ARCH 201Design III - Environmental Design 4
ARCH 202Design IV - Advanced Project 4
ARCH 221Architectural Illustration 3
ARCH 222Advanced Digital Design, Illustration and Animation 3
ARCH 250World Architecture I 3
ARCH 251World Architecture II 3
Total Units44

ENGL 1C, MATH 150, and PHYS 2AG are typically required for transfer to a professional school of architecture. Verify all requirements with the transfer institution.

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Successfully transfer to a four year university in a related major.
  • Be employed or seeking employment in  the field or in a related area.
  • Present and evaluate the pros and cons of particular architectural design alternative solution.

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