NVCC 2003-2004 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
   DRF201Computer Aided Drafting and Design I4
   ARC122Architectural Drafting II 3
   ARC134Construction Methodology & Procedures II 3
   ARC138Structures for Architects 3
   ARC201Hist. of Modern Architecture 2
   ARC225Site Planning 3
MTH115Technical Math I 3

Total Credits/Semester1817

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC231Adv. Arch. Design & Drafting I4
   ARC243Environmental Systems4
   DRF202Computer Aided Drafting & Design II4
___Technical Elective3
___Social Science Elective3
   ARC232Adv. Arch. Design & Drafting II 4
PED116Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
PEDElective 1
HISElective 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communications 3
___Technical Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1815

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Architecture Technology = 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. 1MTH 163 (3 cr.) may be substituted for MTH 115. MTH 166 (5 cr.) is recommended for students who wish to transfer.

2 Courses may be selected from ARC, BLD, and DRF.

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

4 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, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

5 Select from HIS 101, 102, 111, 112, 255, or 256.

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