Architectural Technology

The Architectural Technology curriculum provides individuals with knowledge and skills that can lead to employment in the field of architecture or one of the associated professions.

Students receive instruction in construction document preparation, materials, and methods, environmental and structural systems, building codes and specifications, and computer applications as well as complete a design project. Optional courses may be provided to suit specific career needs.
Upon completion, graduates have career opportunities within the architectural, engineering, and construction professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Students enrolled full-time and making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to achieve minimum requirements in English, Math or Science.

Department Chair:  Len Van Staalduinen

CAD Technician
Construction Estimator
Architectural Drafter
Surveyor Assistant
Assistant Construction Supervisor

Introduction to Architectural Technology
Construction Materials and Methods
Residential Architectural Technology
Architectural CAD
Building Codes
Light Construction Technology
Architectural BIM
Design Project
Introduction to Landscape Architecture
Environmental Systems
Digital Architecture
Work Based Learning
Statics/Structures
Planning/Estimating I
Sustainability

How building systems function and interact
How buildings are assembled
How to apply principles of effective design
How to use CAD software to create plans and details
How to use a variety of graphics software
How to use modeling software to generate 3-D models
How to develop construction documents
How to create quantity take-offs and estimates
How to prepare design proposals

East Carolina University – B.S. Construction Management
East Carolina University – B.S. Industrial Technology
North Carolina A&T – B.S. Construction Management
UNC Charlotte – B.S. Civil Engineering Technology
UNC Greensboro – B.S. Interior Architecture
Boston Architectural College – B. Arch
East Carolina University – B.S. Interior Design
Florida International University – M. Arch
Savannah College of Art & Design – B.F.A. Architecture
UNC Charlotte – B. Arch