AS Architectural Design and
Construction Technology
Train to become a construction planner,
architectural assistant or architectural
engineer. Prepare for and pass the
contractor’s exam, and you can start
your own business. Contact the dean’s
office at 813.253.7449 or email
. Credits for the
following certificates link to this degree.
AutoCad Foundations Certificate
15 credit hours
This program offers an introduction to
industry standard software used in design
and building construction. Students
combine two levels of CAD applications
with courses in manual techniques, blue-
print reading and building system design.
Drafting Certificate
24 credit hours
This expanded program includes the
AutoCad Foundations Certificate
content plus 3-D modeling using
build a solid foundation.
career pathways 4.0
hillsborough community college
Artistic talent, an eye for detail and
interest in technology are a few of the
common traits for architectural design
and construction professionals. HCC
offers excellent training that can lay
the groundwork for a successful career.
Architectural Design and
Construction Wages
Architectural/Civil Drafter $34.88
Construction Manager $40.32
*Occupational salaries are based on
per-hour averages as reported by the
Bureau of Labor Statistics. They will vary
by the size of the hiring organization
and its location.
AutoCad software and an introduction
to architectural design.
Sustainable Building Design Certificate
19 credit hours
This new certificate program provides
specialized training in green building
design and LEED standards.
Apprenticeship Programs
See page 48 for additional training
programs in the construction field.
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