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Architecture, Engineering & Construction Technologies

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Technologies


This program prepares students for employment with architectural firms, contractors, engineers, surveyors, or government agencies. Job responsibilities range from making accurate working drawings of buildings to assisting a surveying crew.

For more information please contact the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Technologies program Counselor Karen Crowell Ph: (808) 934-2724 and email:

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Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Using computational and reasoning skills, demonstrate entry-level skills for accuracy in drawings, and identifies the relationship of features to demonstrate visualization proficiency.
  • Formulate, design, revise and construct projects utilizing knowledge of proper construction materials and resources based on design criteria, and be able to defend, explain, and discuss.
  • Design and generate Architectural and Engineering documents using two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD programs.
  • Demonstrate operational competence in using surveying hand tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate communication, critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Illustrate within the design process an understanding of the balance between cultures, community, and the environment.  

Course Learning Outcomes

 Proficiency levels in reading, writing and/or mathematics are required to register for some or all of the program courses:

Mathematics Math 82X
Reading Eng 102
Writing Eng 100

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Hawai‘i CC are an integral part of the local community and reflect its day-to-day life. Close cooperation among the faculty, employers, and employees in the community is maintained. One of the most effective formal means of providing for this type of cooperation is the Program Advisory Council. These groups advise their respective programs of training needs and new developments in the field. Councils include employers, alumni, and others knowledgeable about the field.

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Technologies Program Advisory Council:

  • Jordanah Ah Puck, AIT Scott Fleming and Associates, LLC
  • Randy Dameg, Land Surveyor III, Engineering Department, County of Hawai‘i
  • Alukahe Kala, Tax Map and RecordsTech II, Planning Department, County of Hawai‘i
  • Matt Okuno, Inspector, PublicWorks-EngineeringDepartment, County of Hawai‘i
  • Jarrett Okutsu, KY International, Inc.
  • Asia Wasser, GIS Analyst III, Department of InformationTechnology, County of Hawai‘i

CTE Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University of Hawai‘i does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, or disability. For inquiries regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact your campus designee noted in the link below.

UHCC applies an open access policy, with program admission based upon the completion of applicable course/testing prerequisites. The lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in CTE programs.

Please read about the entire nondiscrimination policy, presented in 14 primary languages.