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Contact: Ignacio SardinasTitle: Program CoordinatorContact: isardinas@mtsac.edu
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Technology and Health Division
Certificate N0467

This Level II Design Concentration Certificate focuses upon studio design, drawing, and presentation skills, including model-making, sketching and computer applications. The student will prepare a portfolio of creative design assignments. The Level II Design Concentration Certificate prepares students for employment as a design assistant or presentation specialist.

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    • Architectural Design Concentration - Level lI

      Technology and Health Division
      Certificate N0467

      This Level II Design Concentration Certificate focuses upon studio design, drawing, and presentation skills, including model-making, sketching and computer applications. The student will prepare a portfolio of creative design assignments. The Level II Design Concentration Certificate prepares students for employment as a design assistant or presentation specialist.

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Completion of the Architectural Design Concentration - Level I coursework16
      PLUS
      Completion of the Architectural Design Concentration - Level II coursework7
      Total Units23
      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Architectural Technology - Level I Coursework
      ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design4
      ARCH 102Design II - Architectural Design4
      ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
      ARCH 122Architectural Presentations4
      Total Units16
      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Architectural Design Concentration - Level II Coursework
      ARCH 201Design III - Environmental Design4
      ARCH 221Architectural Rendering and Illustration3
      Total Units7

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    • Architectural Design Concentration - Level l

      Technology and Health Division
       

      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 the professional school of architecture. The Level I certificate provides a broad overview of the fundamental skills essential to the field, suitable for entry-level employment as an office assistant.

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design4
      ARCH 102Design II - Architectural Design4
      ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
      ARCH 122Architectural Presentations4
      Total Unis16

      Specific Information

      Students receiving financial aid need to declare the level III certificate as their goal to meet Financial Aid requirements.

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    • Architectural Design Concentration - Level lII

      Technology and Health Division
      Certificate T0386

      The Level III Design Concentration Certificate provides additional expertise in portfolio development and professional practice. The Level III Design Concentration Certificate prepares students for employment as an intermediate design assistant or presentation specialist.

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Completion of the Architectural Design Concentration - Level I coursework16
      PLUS
      Completion of the Architectural Design Concentration - Level II coursework7
      PLUS
      Completion of the Architectural Design Concentration - Level III coursework7
      Total Units30
      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Architectural Design Concentration - Level I Coursework
      ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design4
      ARCH 102Design II - Architectural Design4
      ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
      ARCH 122Architectural Presentations4
      Total Units16
      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Architectural Design Concentration - Level II Coursework
      ARCH 201Design III - Environmental Design4
      ARCH 221Architectural Rendering and Illustration3
      Total Units7
      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      Architectural Design Concentration - Level III Courses
      ARCH 202Design IV - Sustainable Design Advanced Project4
      ARCH 222Advanced Digital Media, Generative, and Algorithmic Design and Illustration3
      Total Units7

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      Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

    • Architectural Design Concentration, AS

      Technology and Health Division
      Degree S0390

      This program prepares students to enter the field of architecture and related areas. The student is provided with an option of direct employment into the field or preparation for transfer to a professional school of architecture. The Design Concentration focuses upon studio-based design projects, drawing, and presentation skills. The student will develop a portfolio of work relevant to their concentration.

      This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design4
      ARCH 102Design II - Architectural Design4
      ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
      ARCH 122Architectural Presentations4
      ARCH 142Architectural Materials and Specifications4
      ARCH 180Science Concepts for Sustainable Design and Environmental Control3
      ARCH 201Design III - Environmental Design4
      ARCH 202Design IV - Sustainable Design Advanced Project4
      ARCH 221Architectural Rendering and Illustration3
      ARCH 222Advanced Digital Media, Generative, and Algorithmic Design and Illustration3
      ARCH 280Structural Design Level I3
      Total Units40

      ENGL 1C, MATH 150, and PHYS 2AG are typically required for transfer to a professional school of architecture. Verify all requirements with the transfer institution.

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    • Architecture Foundational Skills

      Technology and Health Division
      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.

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      ARCH 101Design I - Elements of Design4
      ARCH 121CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
      ARCH 141Design Drawing and Communication4
      Total Units12

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    Contact: Ignacio SardinasTitle: Program CoordinatorContact: isardinas@mtsac.edu

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