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Architecture

ARCHITECTURE

NOTE FOR FALL 2021: All Lab (aka Studio) courses remain listed as hybrid-learning with both in-person and online synchronous instruction – to be conducted on the day and time as listed in the schedule. While all lecture classes will be taught online for the entire semester, labs/studios are allowed to be conducted in-person (with prescribed safety protocols) at the start of the semester. Check with the instructor to confirm the instruction delivery method in your class.

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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE & CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

The program prepares students interested in architecture or related fields associated with the built and natural environment.  Whether Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, or Community Planning, the program is designed to offer various educational paths to fit the student's academic or career needs.

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PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES (PLO)

Upon completion of the Architecture Program, students will understand the processes and demonstrate the skills to be able to navigate a path that: 1.) transitions their academic career to a four-or five-year university design program, 2.) prepares them to begin work in architecture  3.) offers professional development or a new career path.

PLO 1: Bachelor Degree Pursuit

Upon completion of the Architecture Program, students will think critically and creatively about the built environment, understand the constraints that impact sites and buildings, and apply technical skills to convey design intent. Students will communicate both verbally and graphically their methodology to implement proposed design solutions.

PLO 2: Industry Technical Entry

Upon completion of the course of study in Architecture, students will recognize the basic requirements of professional practice in planning, architecture, engineering and related disciplines and possess the required technical and communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to work productively in a team setting.

PLO 3: Career Enrichment

Upon completion of the course of study in Architecture, students will expand their existing knowledge base and skill set by demonstrating new problem-solving capabilities, adding competencies and technical skills to reposition or advance within the professional practice of the built environment.

ESTIMATED ANNUAL EARNINGS

Starting at $48,700  Experienced at $137,620  Median: $80,750 (U.S. BLS-May 2019)

 

Contact

architecture@elcamino.edu

PROGRAM GUIDANCE COUNSELORS

Valencia Rayford
vrayford@elcamino.edu

Victoria Martinez
vmartinez@elcamino.edu