Architectural Drafting, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Architectural Drafting certificate, the student demonstrates entry-level skills into the architectural drafting and construction fields. Positions may include computer-aided drafters, code enforcement officers, building and planning department checkers, sales representatives, construction schedulers and estimators, as well as entry into other related trades where plan reading and preparation is required. In addition, the student will have completed courses leading to admission into university level programs in architecture, environmental planning and design, and other related degrees, as well as all general electives required in earning an Associate of Science Degree. A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Minimum Units Required: 61.5

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

ARCH 001

Basic Architectural Drafting

3

ARCH 006

Digital Tools for Architecture

3

ARCH 020

Architectural Design and Drawing I

3.5

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

ENG 001A

Written Communications

3

Second Semester

ARCH 004

Architectural Practice 1

2

ARCH 010

Computer-Aided Drafting for Architecture

3

ARCH 021

Architectural Design and Drawing II

3.5

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

MATH 082

Intermediate Algebra

5

Third Semester

ARCH 005

Architectural Detailing

4.5

ARCH 008

Materials of Construction

3

ARCH 022

Architectural Design and Drawing III

3.5

GE Choice*

Natural Science Course

3-5

GE Choice*

Social Science, Group A, Course

3

Fourth Semester

ARCH 002

Architectural Practice: Working Drawings

4.5

CONST 078

Building Codes

2

GE Choice*

Social Science, Group B, Course

3

GE Choice*

Humanities Course

3-5

*Elective

 

 

Courses must be selected from the appropriate area of the General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

Minimum Units 61.5