NOTE FOR FALL 2020 ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS – Certain courses in the program are being offered as hybrid learning where the first eight weeks of the semester will be taught online with the option of being in-person after that. While all lecture classes will be taught online for the entire semester, labs/studios may be conducted in-person (with the prescribed safety protocols) provided classes are permitted to return to campus. Students will be notified once this change has occurred.
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.
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)
PROGRAM GUIDANCE COUNSELOR