Architecture is an academic discipline concerned with the study of design, visual communication, history & theory, and construction technology. This academic discipline prepares students for entry-level employment and/or potential further study in the field of architecture. The skills developed in this discipline include predesign, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, tactile (by hand) model-making, digital (computer) model-making, building information modeling (BIM), tactile (by hand) graphics/drawing, digital (computer) graphics/drawing, architecture history, computer assisted drafting & design (CAD), construction materials & methods, construction documents, and detailing.
Transfer requirements in architecture are available in the Counseling Center. Students regularly transfer to four year accredited schools of architecture to pursue a bachelor degree. See ‘Transfer Success’ in the Architecture Department website. In all cases, students should consult with a counselor and the proposed transfer university for specific transfer requirements.
Career options include positions in architecture, environmental design, interior design, planning, landscape architecture, product design, and civil engineering.
A higher degree may be required to meet minimum job requirements depending on the position. Students regularly obtain employment after successfully completing this academic discipline.
Architecture Faculty Contact
Rolando Gonzalez | (559) 688-3120 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Industry and Technology Division Chair
Dean of CTE and Workforce Development
Jonna Schengel, Ed.D, MA, PT | (559) 737-6135 | email@example.com
John Muir: 125 | Visalia Campus
- Certificate of Achievement in Architectural Design
- Certificate of Achievement in Architectural Drafting
- Certificate of Achievement in Architectural Visual Communication
- Certificate of Achievement in Architecture
- Skill Certificate in Architectural History
- Skill Certificate in Building Information Modeling (BIM)
For a complete list of courses and descriptions visit: COURSES