Architectural Design

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  • First year:

    • Prin Architect - HT1B0AS1 or HT1B0DS1 - 13004210 - 1 Credit - Semester-long Course

    Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Achieving proficiency in decision making and problem solving is an essential skill for career planning and lifelong learning. Students use self-knowledge, education, and career information to set and achieve realistic career and educational goals. Job-specific training can be provided through training modules that identify career goals in trade and industry areas. Classroom studies include topics such as safety, work ethics, communication, information technology applications, systems, health, environment, leadership, teamwork, ethical and legal responsibility, employability, and career development and include skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and reading technical drawings.

    • Arch Dsg 1 - HT2B3AS1 or HT2B3DS1 - 13004600 - 1 Credit - Semester-long Course

    In Architectural Design I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design I includes the knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes.

    Second year:

    • Arch Dsg 2 - HT3B3AY2 or HT3B3DY2 - 13004700 - 2 Credit - Year-Long Course

     

    In Architectural Design II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design II includes the advanced knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes.

     

    This course offers an opportunity for Dual Credit or Articulated Credit in-conjunction with El Paso Community College (EPCC).

    The Dual credit courses are:

    Junior Year:

    • Basic Comp-Aided Drafting [DFTG 1309]
    • Arch Drafting-Residential [DFTG 1317]

    Senior Year:

    • Adv Computer-Aided Drafting [DFTG 2332]
    • Arch Drafting-Commercial [DFTG 2328]

    Articulated courses allow a non Dual Credit student who earns an '85' or better to claim credit once they enroll at EPCC and file their degree plan in that specific field.

     

    Certification

    A student in this Program of Study may earn an industry-recognized certification.

    Program Specific Certifications

    • Autodesk Revit® Industry Certifications

    The cost of each exam is $50.

     

    Instructors

    Orozco, Cecilia - Instructor [Website]