Architectural Engineering Technology

The program is designed for those who wish to pursue careers in the architectural or construction fields. Graduates of the program have basic skills for entry level employment in architectural or engineering offices as well as in construction. They are also prepared to transfer at advanced levels into a baccalaureate or 5 year professional degree programs in pursuit of becoming a licensed architect or construction manager.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1.  Determine information needs by framing appropriate questions
  2. Use a variety of search methods such as library databases and internet and professional sources to locate information
  3. Assess information and apply pertinent elements
  4. Critically analyze and evaluate information
  5. Apply knowledge to assigned construction communication requirements through CAD, drafting, oral, and written techniques
  6. Satisfy employer with student’s knowledge base and ability to complete tasks in the appropriate amount of time
FIRST SEMESTER (16 Credits)
CREDITS
ARC* 108^ Construction Materials and Methods  3
ARC* 116^ Architectural Drafting I  2
ARC* 116L^ Architectural Drafting I Lab  2
ENG* 101 Composition  3
MAT 172 College Algebra  3
ARC* 102^ Architecture of the World  3
SECOND SEMESTER (17 Credits)
CREDITS
ARC* 203^ Architectural Drafting II  2
ARC* 203L^ Architectural Drafting II Lab  2
ARC* 103^ Graphics I  1
ARC* 103L^ Graphics I Lab  2
COM* 173 Public Speaking  3
MAT* 186 Pre-Calculus  4
 __ __ Fine Arts/Social Science Elective  3
THIRD SEMESTER (14 Credits)
CREDITS
ARC* 205^ Architectural Design I  2
ARC* 205L^ Architectural Design I Lab  2
CAD* 112^ Computer-Aided Drafting I  1
CAD* 113^ Computer-Aided Drafting I Lab  2
ARC* 229^ Structures 3
PHY* 121 General Physics 4
FOURTH SEMESTER (13 Credits)
CREDITS
ARC* 227^ Codes and Ordinances  3
ARC* 207^ Architecture Design II – Detailing  2
ARC* 207L^ Architecture Design II – Detailing Lab  2
ARC* 240^ Environmental Systems  3
BBG* 210
BBG* 294
Business Communications OR
Business Internship
 3
TOTAL CREDITS
60

The symbol (†) indicates a prerequisite needs to be met.

^ All ARC and CAD courses are only offered once a year in the term (Fall or Spring) marked.

Opportunities to earn credits through Prior Learning Assessments (PLAs) may be available for some courses in this program. Please consult your counselor or faculty advisor for more information.

CONTACT
Ira_Hessmer-8640
Ira Hessmer
Program Coordinator
Architectural Engineering Technology
Room 608
ihessmer@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5182

 

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