Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3802

Credits

67

MCCCD Program Detail

https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=23608

Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area. ++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Architecture prepares students to work as technicians in the areas related to architectural design or architectural drafting or urban development. An architecture design and architecture drafting technician may work in many types of design related (architecture, engineering, construction, and interior design) firms/agencies using board and/or computer in designing and documenting residential and/or commercial buildings. An urban development technician may work for an urban planning or land development or real estate or landscape companies / agency.

Program Prerequisites Credits: 3-5

MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3)

Required Courses Credits: 18-20

ARC120Design Fundamentals I3
ARC160Site Planning3
CNS130Computer Aided Design and Drafting3
CNS180Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment3
CNS181Cost Estimating I3
 
MAT150College Algebra / Functions (5) OR
MAT151College Algebra / Functions (4) OR
MAT152College Algebra / Functions (3)3-5

Restricted Electives

Students will choose one of the three tracks
 
Track I-Architecture Design: 27 credits
AGL189Landscape Design I3
ARC100Introduction to Environmental Design3
ARC140Rendering and Portfolio Development3
ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting I: Computer and Board3
ARC162Advance Residential Architecture Drafting II: Computer and Board3
ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting I: Computer and Board3
ARC164Advance Commercial Architecture Drafting II: Computer and Board3
ARC165Introduction to Architecture Professional Practice and Ethics3
ARC225Fundamentals of Architectural Detailing3
ARC282++Volunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience1-3
ARC290++Architecture Internship1-3
ARC296++Cooperative Education1-4
ARC298++Special Projects1-3
BLT140Environmentally Responsible Building3
BLT262Residential Building Code3
CNS201Construction Management (Office Operation)3
CNS230Computer Aided Design and Drafting II3
CNS240Computer Aided Design and Drafting III3
CNS285Introduction to Residential Plan Review3
 
Track II-Architectural Drafting: 27 credits
ARC140Rendering and Portfolio Development3
ARC150Architectural Desktop I3
ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting I: Computer and Board3
ARC162Advance Residential Architecture Drafting II: Computer and Board3
ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting I: Computer and Board3
ARC164Advance Commercial Architecture Drafting II: Computer and Board3
ARC165Introduction to Architecture Professional Practice and Ethics3
ARC225Fundamentals of Architectural Detailing3
ARC226Advanced Architectural Detailing3
ARC282++Volunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience1-3
ARC290++Architecture Internship1-3
ARC296++Cooperative Education1-4
ARC298++Special Projects1-3
BLT140Environmentally Responsible Building3
BLT262Residential Building Code3
CNS201Construction Management (Office Operation)3
CNS230Computer Aided Design and Drafting II3
CNS240Computer Aided Design and Drafting III3
CNS285Introduction to Residential Plan Review3
 
Track III - Urban Development: 27 credits
AGL189Landscape Design I3
ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting I: Computer and Board3
ARC162Advance Residential Architecture Drafting II: Computer and Board3
ARC282++Volunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience1-3
ARC290++Architecture Internship1-3
ARC296++Cooperative Education1-4
ARC298++Special Projects1-3
BLT140Environmentally Responsible Building3
BLT262Residential Building Code3
BLT263General Building Code3
CNS175Working Drawing Analysis, Blue Print Reading3
CNS201Construction Management (Office Operation)3
CNS230Computer Aided Design and Drafting II3
CNS240Computer Aided Design and Drafting III3
CNS285Introduction to Residential Plan Review3
CNS286Introduction to Commercial Plan Review3
REA179Real Estate Principles I3
REA180Real Estate Principles II3
REA281Principles of Real Estate3

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 22
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
Any approved general education course in the First-Year Composition area
 
Oral Communication Credits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication
 
Critical Reading Credits: 3
CRE101Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or Equivalent as indicated by assessment
 
Math Credits: 0
Met by MAT150, MAT151, or MAT152, in required courses area
 
Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area
 
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
PHY111General Physics I
 
Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area

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View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Architecture (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=23608).

Major: 3802
First Term: 2009 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 67
CIPS code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00