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Engineering Design Technology (with a Specialization in Architectural & Engineering Design)
Purpose: The purpose of the Architectural and Engineering Design specialization program is to supply graduates to business and industry. In addition to being needed by architectural/engineering firms, architectural CAD technicians are needed by contractors, local government offices, renovation firms, building supply firms, and other related industries.
Occupational Objectives: Architectural Design Technician • Architectural CAD Technician • Architectural Rendering • Architecture Designer • CAD Supervisor • Field Assistant • BIM Specialist
Admission Requirements: Entry into most curriculum courses in Architectural and Engineering Design specialization requires that students be eligible for MTH 115 .
Program Requirements: Approximately 15 credits will include courses in architectural technology with the remaining courses in CAD, general education, and electives. Instruction will include both the theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for future success. CAD 151 is a prerequisite first semester class. Students are advised to consult with their faculty advisor (program head) and a counselor to plan their program and select electives. Upon completion of the program, the graduate will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Engineering Design Technology with a specialization in Architectural and Engineering Design.
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college after completing the A.A.S. degree requirements should inform their academic advisor (program head) to determine the appropriate courses to meet college or university requirements, as they may differ from this program.