PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ARC

121

Architectural Drafting I

3

 

   ARC

133

Construction Methodology & Procedures I

3

 

   ARC

200

History of Architecture

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   DRF

201

Computer Aided Drafting and Design I

4

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ARC

122

Architectural Drafting II

 

3

 

   ARC

134

Construction Methodology & Procedures II

 

3

 

   ARC

138

Structures for Architects

 

3

 

   ARC

201

Hist. of Modern Architecture

 

2

 

   ARC

225

Site Planning

 

3

 

MTH

115

Technical Math I

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

17

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ARC

231

Adv. Arch. Design & Drafting I

4

 

   ARC

243

Environmental Systems

4

 

   DRF

202

Computer Aided Drafting & Design II

4

 

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Technical Elective

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

 

   ARC

232

Adv. Arch. Design & Drafting II

 

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

 

1

 

PED

 

Elective

 

1

 

HIS

 

Elective

 

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communications

 

3

 

  ARC

298

Seminar and Project or ARC Technical Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

15

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.) or higher 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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