NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN  

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Purpose: The Architecture curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment. The program also prepares students to continue their education at undergraduate and graduate levels at local universities. 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.

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

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC121Architectural Drafting I3
   ARC133Construction Methodology & Procedures I3
   ARC200History of Architecture4
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH115Technical Math I3
   ARC122Architectural Drafting II 3
   ARC134Construction Methodology & Procedures II 3
   DRF231Computer Aided Drafting I or 
   DRF201 Computer Aided Drafting & Design I 3-4
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
   SPD127Workshop in Interpersonal Skills 1

Total Credits/Semester1715-16

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC225Site Planning and Technology3
   ARC231Adv. Arch. Design & Drafting I4
   DRF232Computer Aided Drafting II or
   DRF202 Computer Aided Drafting &
   Design II3-4
EGR130Statics & Strength of Materials
   for Engineering Tech. or
   Technical Elective5
___Social Science Elective3
   ARC232Adv. Arch. Design & Drafting II 4
   ARC243Environmental Systems 4
   CIV210Structural Systems or Tech. Elect. 5
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester18-1916

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Architecture Technology = 66-68.

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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