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Architectural Drafting Certificate of Achievement


The Architectural Drafting program is designed to prepare students for careers in industry as drafters or related occupations, and/or transfer to a four or five-year architectural program.

Drafting technicians are in short supply, affording many employment opportunities for qualified individuals. The program provides students with entry-level skills and knowledge in the fields of computer and architectural drafting. Competencies include knowledge in AutoCAD generated drawings, current practices in architectural drafting and construction technology, 2-D and 3-D drawings, drafting techniques such as clarity, line weight expression and accuracy, to name a few.

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry level drafting positions. An associate degree and certificate can be earned in architectural drafting.

Certificate Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core knowledge and skills required for employment in architectural drafting.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 31


 

ARCHT-100
Careers in Architecture, Interior Design and Related Fields | 1 unit
ARCHT-110
Architectural Drafting | 3 units
ARCHT-140
Materials and Methods of Construction | 3 units
ARCHT-160
2-D CAD for Architecture and Interior Design | 3 units
ARCHT-180
Codes and Zoning Regulations | 3 units
ARCHT-190
Design II - Space Planning | 3 units
ARCHT-220
Advanced 2-D CAD for Architecture and Interior Design | 3 units
ARCHT-240
Architectural Design Portfolio | 3 units
ARCHT-260
3-D CAD for Modeling/Animation | 3 units
ARCHT-270
Advanced 3-D CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) | 3 units
ID-114
Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival | 3 units
OR
ID-115
Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern | 3 units
Architecture instructor working with student on project. photo © Robin Spurs

Architecture student working on project. photo © Robin Spurs