Architectural Design and Construction Technology AS

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    Dale Mabry
AS.ADCT (66 Credit Hours) | Part of the Architecture and Building Trades Subject

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The architectural design and construction technology AS degree lays a strong foundation for a career as a construction planner, architectural assistant or architectural engineer. The coursework also prepares you to pass the contractor's exam.


AS.ADCT (66 Credit Hours)

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements.  Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

This program will prepare students for a position as a construction planner or as an assistant to an architect or an architectural engineer in the planning and designing of structures, using construction materials and working with contracts and specifications. If students pass the contractor’s exam, they may become self-employed as contractors. The course work in this program focuses on using the latest technology to solve problems faced by the architect, the engineer and building contractor as they apply to the planning and construction of buildings.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†BCN 1210 Construction Materials and Processes - 3 cr.
BCN 1250 Introduction to Graphic Technology - 3 cr.
†BCN 2272 Blueprint Reading - 3 cr.
†TAR 2053 Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Drafting - 3 cr.
Mathematics General Education CORE - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

†ARC 2461 Materials and Methods I - 3 cr.
BCN 2760 Building Codes - 3 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
†TAR 1170C B.I.M. I Revit Residential - 3 cr.
†TAR 2054 Intermediate Computer Aided Design and Drafting - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

†AMH  2020 Modern American History or †POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.
Natural Science General Education CORE - 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

†ARC 2501 Architectural Structures I. - 4 cr.
†BCT 2770C Construction Estimating - 3 cr.
†TAR 1171C B.I.M. II Revit Commercial - 3 cr.
†TAR 1172C B.I.M. III Revit M.E.P. - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

*†ARC 2304 Architectural Design IV - 5 cr.
BCN 2049 Sustainable Design and Construction - 3 cr.
BCN 2939C Construction Capstone - 3 cr.
SUR 2000C Surveying I - 3 cr.

*May require additional coursework.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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Dale Mabry
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