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Architectural Drawing
Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialAssociate in Science (AS)
Total Credit Hours66
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
AdvisorAntonio Adessi, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Professor, Architecture & Construction
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Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale

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Architectural Design and Construction Technology, AS

Do You Have a Passion for Architecture and Construction?

Would you like to plan and design new buildings and spaces, or work on the restoration and conservation of existing buildings? If you're interested in a career in architecture, architectural technology or interior/spatial design, our professors will help you develop enhanced, and highly desirable, creative, visual and technical skills.

As an architect, you will manage the construction process, control budgets and deal with planning issues.

Drafting Lab
Drafting Lab

Architectural Design and Construction Technology Course Requirements

ENC1101, English I
ARH2000, Understanding Visual Arts
MAC1105, College Algebra
Select One
Physical Sciences
Biological Sciences
POS2041, American National Government or AMH2020, United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency
EGN1110C, Engineering Drawing
ETD1320C, Introduction to CAD
BCN1230, Materials and Methods
ARC2180, Introduction to Digital Architecture
ARC1301C, Design 1.1
ARC1302C, Design 1.2
BCN2405, Statics and Strength of Materials
ARC2312C, Introduction to Building Assembly Modeling
BCT2715, Construction Management
BCT2770, Construction Estimating
GIS2040, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
TAR2122, Residential Architectural Design
TAR2122L, Residential Design Lab
TAR2154, Commercial Architectural Design
TAR2154L, Commercial Design Lab
CGN2328C, Technical Drawing and Visualization
ARC2949 or BCN2949, Architecture or Building Construction COOP
ARH2060, History of Architecture

What can you do with Architectural Design and Construction Technology?

In this field, people find careers as:

Architectural and Engineering Manager
Landscaper Architects

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University - Panama City
University of Central Florida
Windmill with Ball

Are you Ready to Get Started ?

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