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Architectural Design and Drafting, associate degree

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Associate Degree: Architectural Design and Drafting2 years

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Course listing for the 2023-2024 catalog year.

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
ARCH 110 Introduction to Architectural Drawing 2
ARCH 124 Introduction to Building Systems 3
ARCH 126 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
ARCH 161 Residential Print Reading 2
Second Term
ARCH 101 Introduction to Residential Design 3
ARCH 121 Structural Systems I 2
ARCH 132 Residential Building Codes 2
ARCH 136 Intermediate AutoCAD 3
ART 215 History of American Residential Architecture 3
Third Term
ARCH 111 Intro to Residential Construction Documents 3
ARCH 162 Commercial Print Reading 2
ARCH 237 Introduction to Revit Architecture 3
ARCH 256 Detail Drawing with AutoCAD 3
General Education: 1 course
Fourth Term
ARCH 112 Intro to Commercial Construction Documents 4
ARCH 113 Site Planning 2
ARCH 122 Structural Systems 2 3
ARCH 133 Commercial Building Codes 2
ARCH 210 Professional Practices for Architectural Design & Drafting 3
General Education: 1 course
Fifth Term
ARCH 123 Structural Systems 3 3
ARCH 201 Residential Studio 6
ARCH Degree Electives 5
Sixth Term
ARCH 202 Commercial Studio 4
ARCH 224 Active and Passive Building Systems 4
ARCH Degree Electives 3
General Education: 1 course
Seventh Term
ARCH 203 Residential Renovation Studio 6
General Education: 1 course
 Total Credits91

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