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Science, Technology and Business Division
Alexandria Campus
Architecture Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Architecture curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment. Students must see their architecture advisor to satisfy individual goals. The graduates will find employment in the field of architecture, construction, and urban design utilizing their construction knowledge, graphic communication, and problem solving skills.

Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreement that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to select senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in the program.

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


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.

NOVA Alexandria Campus