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Architecture Foundational Skills (Noncredit)

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Architecture Foundational Skills (Noncredit)

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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Architecture Foundational Skills (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#37314

This multi-level certificate program prepares students to enter the field of architecture and related areas. The student is provided with an option of direct employment in the field or preparation for transfer to a professional school of architecture. The Architecture Foundational Skills certificate provides a basic overview of the fundamental skills essential to the field, suitable for entry-level employment as an office assistant.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Architectural and Engineering Managers

      Architectural and Engineering Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9041.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $152.11

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $168,795.15
      Annual Job Openings
      2,884

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Architects

      Architects

      SOC Career Code: 17-1011.00

      Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $79.63

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $82,015.03
      Annual Job Openings
      1,923

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Landscape Architects

      Landscape Architects

      SOC Career Code: 17-1012.00

      Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $69.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $78,685.73
      Annual Job Openings
      321

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Architectural Drafters

      Architectural Drafters

      SOC Career Code: 17-3011.01

      Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $44.34

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $61,379.62
      Annual Job Openings
      1,660

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Urban and Regional Planners

      Urban and Regional Planners

      SOC Career Code: 19-3051.00

      Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $65.81

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $91,374.40
      Annual Job Openings
      865

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Architecture Foundational Skills (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #37314

    This multi-level certificate program prepares students to enter the field of architecture and related areas. The student is provided with an option of direct employment in the field or preparation for transfer to a professional school of architecture. The Architecture Foundational Skills certificate provides a basic overview of the fundamental skills essential to the field, suitable for entry-level employment as an office assistant.  

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC AR101
    Design I - Elements of Design
    VOC AR121
    CADD and Digital Design Media - Level I
    VOC AR141
    Design Drawing and Communication

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220