Architectural Technology ARC.S.AAS
Associate of Applied Science - 60 - 61 Credit Hours
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Architectural Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017
Blue construction drawings and level tape measure.
Students studying architectural designs on computers.
Architectural Technology students reading blueprints.
What is the program about?
The Architectural Technology program helps students develop skills applicable in a variety of Built Environment professions, including architectural, engineering and design practices, contracting firms, and material suppliers. Building Information modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project design (IPD) are core principles taught throughout the curriculum, with Autodesk Revit being the primary BIM tool. Environmental responsibility is emphasized, with students taking a USGBC LEED exam prep course. Curriculum tracks are available for both building technology and building design.
- Demonstrate skills sufficient to solve technical problems related to the field of architecture.
- Describe the architectural design process.
- Produce a complete set of working drawings for both a single family home and a commercial building.
- Recognize professional, ethical and societal responsibilities, respect diversity and commit to life-long learning.
- Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic techniques.
- Know building materials, components, mechanical systems and methods of construction for both residential and commercial buildings.
- Assist in the management of construction projects with emphasis on safety, quality and teamwork.
Graduates are employed as drafters for architectural firms, inspectors and project managers in the construction industry. Many opportunities exist in the building materials and assemblies sales and supply area.
Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.
The Program Educational Objectives are as follows:
- Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a design technician or closely related position in industry.
- Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program.
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule
Program Accreditation Information
Accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., www.abet.org
This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog