Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Architectural Studies - Architecture Technician, AAS - Academic Plan


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The Associates of Applied Science of Architectural Studies at Arapahoe Community College offers two concentrations:

  • Pre-Architecture - For students interested in licensure and continuing their education
  • Architecture Technician - For students wishing to enter the profession upon graduation from this program

Students will be introduced to a wide range of architectural and construction topics such as design and modeling concepts, structural analysis, building service systems, and sustainability.

The Architectural Engineering degree provides a foundation for transfer to university or, in combination without internship and certificate programs, will help facilitate entry into or continuing education for the profession.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 61

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Requisite Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
COM 1150  - Public Speaking* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1340  - College Algebra: GT-MA1 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1420  - College Trigonometry: GT-MA1 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
PHY 1111  - Physics: Algebra-Based I with Lab: GT-SC1* 5 Yes Yes Yes No

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Requisite Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
AEC 1100  - Introduction to Design Theory* 3 No Yes Yes No
AEC 1200  - Print Reading Residential/Commercial* 3 No Yes Yes No
AEC 1250  - Architectural Design and Modeling* 4 No Yes Yes No
AEC 1510  - Building Materials* 3 No Yes Yes No
AEC 2411  - Applied Structure Analysis* 3 Yes No Yes No
AEC 2520  - Building Environmental Systems I 3 Yes No Yes No
AEC 2700  - International Building Codes* 3 No No Yes No
CAD 1101  - Computer Aided Drafting/2D I 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CAD 1102  - Computer Aided Drafting/2D II 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CAD 2220  - Revit Architecture 3 No Yes Yes No

 

Required Courses - Concentration Courses Credits Pre or Co Requisite Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
AEC or CAD Elective Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes
AEC or CAD Elective Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes
AEC or CAD Elective Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes
AEC or CAD Elective Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Define and differentiate various building materials.
  • Locate, explain, and apply building codes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to print read.
  • Design architectural scale and digital models.
  • Design digital graphics.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Year 2: Summer


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • During the summer semester the only AEC course available is AEC 2080  - Internship.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent high school coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.

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