Architectural Drafting, Certificate

Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria, Annandale

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in an architectural firm or a construction office. The student who completes the certificate may continue study toward the A.A.S. in Architecture Technology. Job opportunities include architectural draftsman and engineering aide.

Recommended Preparation Information

Two years of high school algebra and geometry.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ARC 123 Architectural Graphics I 3
ARC 133 Construction Methodology and Procedures I 3
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 14
2nd Semester
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II 3
ARC 134 Construction Methodology and Procedures II 3
Choose One
ARC 240 Designing Sustainable Built Environments 3
2 Technical Elective
CAD 202 Computer Aided Drafting and Design II 4
3MTH 161 PreCalculus I 3
Total 16
Total credits for the Certificate = 30
One Year Credits
1st Semester
ARC
123
3
Construction Methodology and Procedures I
ARC
133
3
CAD
201
4
ENG
111
3
1SDV
100
1
Total 14
2nd Semester
ARC
124
3
Construction Methodology and Procedures II
ARC
134
3
Choose One
ARC
240
3
Technical Elective
2
CAD
202
4
3MTH
161
3
Total 16
Total credits for the Certificate = 30

1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 Courses may be selected from ARC, BLD, and CAD.

3 MTH 167 (5 cr.) is recommended for students who wish to transfer.

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