Certificate Level I
ARCH 101 Design I - Elements of Design
Design and design process including conceptualization, visualization, form making,
presentation, expression, and site analysis of physical, contextual, and cultural
aspects of design and the urban environment. Portfolio will be produced. Field trips
ARCH 121 CADD & Digital Design Media Level I
CADD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting) Level 1 and computer applications in architecture,
engineering, and related fields including spreadsheet, drawing, and presentation application.
Field trips required.
ARCH 141 Design Drawing & Communication
Formerly ARCH 11. Architectural drawing techniques including graphic standards, scales,
orthographic, paraline, and perspective projections. Field trips required.
ARCH 142 Architectural Materials & Specifications
Formerly ARCH 12. Building materials and specifications used in architecture and construction.
Includes a lab component of common building material applications. Field trips required.
ARCH 147 Architectural CAD & BIM
Formerly ARCH 18. 3-D Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CAD) and Building Information
Modeling (BIM) for architectural design and design development. Portfolio of 3-D building
models and extracted 2-D drawings will be produced. Field trips required.
ECT 70 Elements of Construction Management
Formerly INSP 70
Construction processes, terminology, and procedures. Topics include construction careers,
building systems, sustainability, quality control, management, and scheduling of resources
(materials, equipment, time, personnel, and finance).
Certificate Level II
ARCH 146 Architectural Drawings & Fabrications
Formerly ARCH 15. Architectural working drawings and construction documents for light
frame construction. Field trips required.
ECT 26 CIvil Engineering Technology & CADD
Theory of civil engineering projects with hands-on instruction in civil drawings and
Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) applications. Layout, topography maps, grading
plans, sections, street improvements, and interpretation of surveyor's data are covered.
Set of CADD drawings produced for a final portfolio.
ECT 71 Construction Estimating
Construction estimating and bidding procedures using contract documents, construction
drawings, and cost data. Estimating methods and use of estimating forms or software,
including detailed quantity take-offs of building materials and labor required in
An advanced MATH course and PHYS 2AG typically are required for transfer to a professional school of architecture. Verify
all requirements with the transfer institution.