NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in an architectural firm or a construction office. This program is also transferable to selected four-year colleges. Students who are interested in transfer to a four-year degree program must see a faculty advisor. Occupational objectives include architectural draftsman, design assistant, specifications assistant, junior architect, and urban planning assistant.

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

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC121Architectural Drafting I3
   ARC133Materials/Meth. of Constr. I3
   ARC200History of Architecture4
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH115Technical Math I3
   ARC122Architectural Drafting II 3
   ARC134Materials/Meth. of Constr. II 3
   DRF231Computer Aided Drafting I 3
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
   SPD127Workshop in Interpersonal Skills 1

Total Credits/Semester1715

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC225Site Planning and Technology3
   ARC231Adv. Architectural Drafting I4
   DRF232Computer Aided Drafting II3
EGR130Statics & Strength of Materials
   for Engineering Tech. or
   Technical Elective5
___Social Science Elective3
   ARC232Adv. Architectural Drafting II 4
   ARC243Environmental Systems 4
   CIV210Structural Systems or Tech. Elect. 5
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1816

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Architecture Technology = 66.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 MTH 166, 5 cr., may be substituted for MTH 115.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 Students must consult a faculty advisor to determine which electives may be selected.

4 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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