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ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING
Certificate
Offered through AL, AN
 
 
CIP Code: 15.1303
 

Purpose:  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. in Architecture Technology. Occupational opportunities include architectural draftsman and engineering aide.

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

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ARC 123 Architectural Graphics I 3
ARC 133 Construction Methodology and Procedures I 3
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   14
2nd Semester
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II 3
ARC 134 Construction Methodology and Procedures II 3
ARC 240 Designing Sustainable Built Environments or 3
  Technical Elective2  
CAD 202 Computer Aided Drafting and Design II 4
3MTH 161 PreCalculus I 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Architectural Drafting Certificate=30

1 Students may substitute SDV 101 orientation section related to this program

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

3 MTH 167 (5 cr.) is recommended for students who wish to transfer.

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