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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

Certificate AL, AN

Purpose:  This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in an architectural firm or a construction office. The student who completes the certificate may continue study toward the A.A.S. degree in Architecture. Occupational objectives include architectural draftsman and engineering aide.

Recommended Preparation:  Two years of high school algebra and geometry.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ARC 123 Architectural Graphics I 3
ARC 133 Construction Methodology & Procedures I 3
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   14
2nd Semester
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II 3
ARC 134 Construction Methodology & Procedures II 3
CAD 202 Computer Aided Drafting and Design II 4
2MTH 115 Technical Mathematics I 3
3___ ___    Technical Elective 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Architectural Drafting Certificate=30

1 Students may substitute SDV 101 orientation section related to this program

2 MTH 166 (5 cr.) may be substituted for MTH 115.MTH 166 (5cr.) is recommended for students who wish to transfer.

3 Courses may be selected from ARC, BLD, and CAD.