Architectural Design Technology, A.A.S.

The Architectural Design Technology degree path will augment students' learning by coupling theory instruction and demonstration with hands-on application using current software. Software includes, but is not limited to, SOLIDWORKS, Revit, SolidEdge, Insight, Materialise, and AutoCad. Students will obtain the skills needed to be successful in planning, developing, and producing final construction documents. Students will enhance their abilities by learning the soft skills necessary to help them obtain a position in the design technologies career market. 

Graduates will be qualified to seek positions in the following fields: 3D Designer, 3D Solid Modeler, Additive Technician, 3D Printing Operator, CAD Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Prototyping Technician, Production Technician, Reverse Engineering Technician, SOLIDWORKS Designer, BIM Designer, BIM Manager, CAD/3D/BIM Design Drafter, Detailer, Architectural/Engineering Design Drafter, Survey Technician, Architectural/Engineering Drawing Checker, and Instructor. The Advanced Manufacturing Classes (ADM) classes will enhance the students’ skill set to help them obtain advanced positions in this field of study.

Design Drafting students should take ADM 107, ADM 112 and DDT 111 in their first semester. 

* To fulfill the Natural Science or Math elective, Physical Science or MTH 113 or MTH 125 is recommended. 

* Prior to taking MTH 103, MTH 113 is recommended. 

* Revit is used in DDT 109, DDT 111 and DDT 222 for industry-driven application. 

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENTS

Item #
Title
Credits
Humanities Elective (3 credits)  +
3
Social Science Elective (3 credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
18-19
Total credits:
68-71

Overview

Program

Program Code

AAS-ADMA-DDBA

Type

A.A.S.