Architectural Technology Concentration (AS Degree S0392)

Technology and Health Division
Degree S0392

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 Technology Concentration focuses upon building and construction technology, documentation, codes, and computer applications. Current technology and computer (CAD) skills are integrated into the program.

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

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design4
ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
ARCH 141Design Drawing and Communication4
ARCH 142Architectural Materials and Specifications4
ARCH 145Building and Zoning Codes3
ARCH 146Architectural Drawings and Fabrications3
ARCH 147Architectural CAD and BIM3
ARCH 247Architectural CAD Working Drawings3
ECT 26Civil Engineering Technology and CADD3
ECT 70Elements of Construction Management3
ECT 71Construction Estimating3
Total Units37

An advanced MATH course and PHYS 2AG typically are 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:

  • Be employed or actively seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Create design development and working drawing sets reflecting refined job skills in architectural CAD.
  • Transfer to a 4 year university in a related major.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
 Units4
Winter Term 1
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course .5 3
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4 4
 Units7
Spring Term 1
ARCH 141 Design Drawing and Communication 4 4
ARCH 145 Building and Zoning Codes 3 3
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5 5
 Units12
Summer Term 1
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3 3
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3 3-4
 Units6-7
Fall Term 2
ARCH 142 Architectural Materials and Specifications 4 4
ARCH 147 Architectural CAD and BIM 3 3
ECT 70 Elements of Construction Management 3 3
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3 3
Certificate: Architecture Found. Skills E0387 7  
Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions Records Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions Records  
Certificate: Architectural Tech. Conc. L1 N0468 8  
Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions Records Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions Records  
 Units13
Winter Term 2
ARCH 146 Architectural Drawings and Fabrications 3 3
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3 3
Faculty recommendation: C1-Arts ARCH 250 or 251 1  
 Units6
Spring Term 2
ECT 26 Civil Engineering Technology and CADD 3 3
ECT 71 Construction Estimating 3 3
ARCH 247 Architectural CAD Working Drawings 3 3
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3 3-5
Certificate: Architectural Tech. Concent. L2 T0389 9  
Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions Records Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions Records  
 Units12-14
Summer Term 2
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3 3
Architectural Technology Concentration, AS S0392 2  
Submit Degree Petition: Admissions Records Submit Degree Petition: Admissions Records  
 Units3
 Total Units63-66
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