This program prepares students for employment with architectural firms, contractors, engineers, surveyors, or government agencies. Job responsibilities may range from making accurate working drawings of buildings to assisting a surveying crew. Sustainability and green building concepts are emphasized.
Program Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students are prepared to:
- Demonstrate entry-level skills for accuracy in drawing geometric shapes, axonometric pictorials, orthographic projections, and identify the relationship of features to demonstrate visualization proficiency.
- Identify or describe the characteristics and uses of construction materials, building products and systems, and research these materials for use based on a prescribed design project requirement.
- Use with reasonable competence our two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD programs to create architectural and engineering drawing documents for use in the Construction Technology Capstone DHHL Model Home Project site.
- Use with reasonable competence our surveying hand tools/equipment, theodolite, total stations, and GPS Garmin's safely on campus and at the DHHL Model Home Project site.
- Formulate, design, revise, and construct projects of knowledge and comprehension based on design criteria requiring recall of past courses/experiences and be able to defend, explain, and discuss designs.
- Demonstrate communication, critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills
- Understand the balance between cultures, community and the environment.
- Demonstrate computation and reasoning skills.
- Proficiency levels in both reading and mathematics are required to register for some or all of the Program courses:
|Subject Area||Placement into course|
|Reading||Eng 20R or ESL 9|