Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3802
First Term: 2009 Fall      
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 67
CIP Code: 15.1303

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Architecture prepares students to work as technicians in the areas related to architectural design or architectural drafting or urban development. An architecture design and architecture drafting technician may work in many types of design related (architecture, engineering, construction, and interior design) firms/agencies using board and/or computer in designing and documenting residential and/or commercial buildings. An urban development technician may work for an urban planning or land development or real estate or landscape companies / agency.

Required Courses
ARC120 Design Fundamentals I 3
ARC160 Site Planning 3
CNS130 Computer Aided Design and Drafting 3
CNS180 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3
CNS181 Cost Estimating I 3

MAT150 College Algebra / Functions (5) OR
MAT151 College Algebra / Functions (4) OR
MAT152 College Algebra / Functions (3) 3-5
Credits: 18-20

Program Competencies
1. Demonstrate visual literacy in solving problems graphically. (ARC120)
2. Apply design techniques to sites and land development. (ARC160)
3. Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130)
4. Identify and describe common methods, materials, and equipment used in construction. (CNS180)
5. Prepare detailed estimates of the costs associated with the construction of a residential and/or light commercial building. (CNS181)
6. Apply mathematical concept) in solving common construction related problems. (MAT150, MAT151, MAT152)
Last Updated: 03-24-09

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