About Architectural Design and Construction Technology (A.S.)
Studies in Architectural Design and Construction Technology
The Associate in Science of Architectural Design and Construction Technology is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on training to learn the skills necessary to obtain employment in the highly competitive field of Architecture and Construction Management. Students will learn to use the latest technologies in state-of-the-art facilities, giving them the knowledge and experience they will need to successfully achieve their academic goals and professional aspirations.
The Architectural Design and Construction Technology program offers courses that enable the student to translate the design and systems of the architect into graphic and written form and assists the professional in rendering architectural services. The attainment of these skills qualifies the student for several specialties, such as, architectural drafting, cost estimating, material selecting, specification writing and preparing presentations, drawings and models.
About the Associate in Science
The Associate in Science (A.S.) is designed primarily to prepare students for immediate employment. Credits earned for many courses in these programs are acceptable to upper division colleges should the student decide to pursue a four-year degree. For upper division standing at a state university, the student must complete the College-Level Academic Skills (CLAS) requirement or meet State-approved alternative criteria.