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Architectural Design & Drawing



The major of Architectural Design and Drawing curriculum leads to the Associate of Science Degree for employment in the AEC (Architectural/Engineering/Construction) and Design industries, and Public Works/Utilities. The program includes applications such as BIM (Building Information Modeling), CADD (Computer Assisted Design and Drafting), LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), 3D Printing, and traditional drafting methods and standards.

This program is not designed to fulfill requirements for transfer to a university in Architecture. (See Associate of Science Degree in Architecture) For Baccalaureate or advanced degrees, see admission and transfer requirements for individual colleges and universities.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  • Given various visual communication technologies such as traditional drafting, CADD and BIM (Building Information Modeling) with industry standards such as AIA and AEC (Architectural, Engineering and Construction), Graphic Standards and the Building Code, successful students will be able to effectively communicate graphically and understand and interpret design concepts and criteria for various disciplines related to the AEC industry.
  • Upon completion of the program successful students are prepared for industry employment and advancement within a variety of related AEC professions.
  • Further, students are prepared to transfer to advanced fields of study in related occupations.

To acquire the Associate of Science Degree in Architectural Design and Drawing, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements of the College, along with the following:

NOTE: Students interested in transferring as architecture majors should consult with a counselor for appropriate general education & major preparation counseling.

Major Advising: Architectural Design and Drawing 20-21