Certificate of Achievement in Architecture
This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Architecture. Students completing this certificate will acquire knowledge and skills in architectural design, visual communication, history, and construction technology.
- Create and appraise architectural designs utilizing a design concept, design process, and critiques.
- Create and distinguish 2D and 3D visual communication drawings (tactile and digital).
- Create and analyze documents related to construction technology, i.e. computer assisted drafting/design, construction materials and methods, detailing, conceptual structural analysis, and construction documents.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: CAD Technician/Draftsperson in architectural, engineering, or construction fields.
|Required Certificate Courses (39 Units)||39|
|Architectural Design 1|
|Architectural Design 2|
|Architectural Design 3|
|Architectural Design 4|
|Visual Communication 1|
|Visual Communication 2|
|Conceptual Structural Analysis|
|Introduction to CAD|
The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.