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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Architectural Technology Track, Architectural/Construction Technology AAS


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There are two tracks leading to the AAS in architectural and construction technology: architectural technology and management of construction. In addition, two certificates are offered: CAD for the building professional and management of construction. Both of the AAS tracks are designed to prepare graduates for entry into paraprofessional positions in the construction industry and architecture upon completion of the curriculum. (See Construction Management )

Graduates of this AS track continue their education toward professional degrees or seek employment immediately as paraprofessionals. Technicians specializing in architecture and construction are prepared to assist and work with architects, contractors, and related professionals.

Successful graduates involve themselves in many specialized aspects of the construction industry, including preparation of contract drawings, supervision and/or inspection of construction work, and contract administration. Computer drafting skills provide extensive opportunities for graduates.

Students planning to transfer to four-year schools of architecture should be aware that not all courses in the curriculum may transfer.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


A suggested course sequence follows. All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult with the architectural technology program coordinator prior to registration.

Second Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


 

* ENGL 101 , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective

  CMGT 290  must be taken three times for credit.

 

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


General Education Elective


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective

  CMGT 290  must be taken three times for credit.

 

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Synthesize social, economic, environmental, material, and aesthetic issues to create architectural designs.
  • Document design strategies using a variety of graphic verbal and written forms.
  • Analyze various construction technologies and materials and demonstrate mastery in application in graphic format.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of building design by means of resolving architectural space planning, aesthetic, and construction details issues in design projects such as residential, commercial, or public structures.

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