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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architectural Design and Drafting with CADD, A.A.S.

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This program provides state-of-the-art instruction in architectural design, drawing, drafting, and rendering both by hand and on the computer. The latest computer software is used, including 3D modeling and rendering in color. The first year focuses on residential design projects and graphics skills while the second year focuses on the design of larger commercial and institutional projects. Study of historic structures, construction methods and materials, structural design, and environmental systems are covered in the curriculum. Typical employment opportunities are as architectural drafters, renderers, design interns, or as construction technicians. Graduates may be able to continue their education in architecture, receiving degrees from accredited colleges and universities and may be given credits for courses in this program.

Minimum - 69 credits


* Course has a prerequisite or corequisite.

** Electives related to major. Surveying I (CIVL 101), Building Systems (ARCH 208), Intro to Arts (ARTS 101), or Drawing (ARTS 102)

a Math electives recommended are: MATH 101, MATH 102, MATH 108. Calculus I and II (MATH 221, MATH 222), or College Algebra (MATH 101) and Trigonometry and Functions (MATH 102), or Elementary Functions (MATH 108) and Calculus I (MATH 221) may be substituted for Technical Mathematics I and II (MATH 117, MATH 118).

b Engineering Physics I (PHYS 221) may be substituted for Physics I
(PHYS 101).

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