2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    Jan 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture Certificate of Achievement

The Architecture Certificate of Achievement program is a two-year sequence of courses designed for students who wish to train for entry-level employment in architecture or a field related to the construction industry. It also provides returning students with ongoing education to increase their job skills.  Careers that the program allows students to pursue include: architectural draftsperson, construction manager, real estate developer, and government building code administration, as well as related construction industry jobs.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Communicate designs in 3 languages of architectural visualization: Board Drafting, AutoCAD, and Revit.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of at least 7 of the major periods of architectural history: Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassical, Craftsman, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern, and Contemporary Architecture.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current construction materials and techniques for residential and commercial construction.
  • Write contract documents used in the architecture, engineering and construction industry.

Total Units for the Certificate: 49-52