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|
|ARCH 010||Architectural Design 1||4|
|ARCH 011||Architectural Design 2||4|
|ARCH 013||Architectural Design 3||4|
|ARCH 014||Architectural Design 4||4|
|ARCH 020||Visual Communication 1||3|
|ARCH 021||Visual Communication 2||3|
|ARCH 160||Construction Materials/Methods||4|
|ARCH 161||Architectural Detailing||3|
|ARCH 162||Conceptual Structural Analysis||3|
|ARCH 163||Construction Documents||3|
|DRFT 114||Introduction to CAD||4|
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.