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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architecture Professional Certificate

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Additional information available on the Architectural Engineer/Construction Management Department website.

The Architecture Professional certificate is designed to provide students with technical training, preparing them to participate in architectural, engineering, and construction firms. Students learn how to interpret construction drawings; produce a design solution through a combination of research data, conceptual models, drawings, and sketches. Additionally, students learn about restrictions, standards, and requirements that have been established by law to govern the construction of buildings and their materials.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Architecture Professional certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Interpret construction documents (e.g., mechanical systems, floor plans, door, and window schedules)
  • Solve common architectural problems, perform and support estimating functions, including quantity take-off, estimate types, costs, labor requirements, equipment, and scheduling functions
  • Produce residential and small commercial construction drawings based on building specifications (e.g., construction materials, structural systems, building techniques) using 2D AutoCAD and 3D AutoDesk Revit software
  • Describe the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public
  • Produce and present design solutions in a visually artistic and professional manner

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