Architectural Engineering Technology
Associate Degree Program
This program will enable you to work on projects with accomplished design professionals and learn the latest techniques of today’s architectural design field! You will gain knowledge of architectural design while being able to develop and present architectural interior design and construction documents using Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software.
This program is offered at the Dover, Georgetown, and Stanton campuses.
What You Can Do
In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:
- Architectural Design Technician
- Cost Estimator
- Project Manager
- Technical Sales Representative
- Architectural CAD Designer
What You Can Earn
Competitive starting salaries range from $30,000 - $40,000.
What You Will Learn:
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities.
- Apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.
- Conduct standard tests and measurements, and to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments.
- Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
- Identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.
- Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and identify and use appropriate technical literature.
- Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
- Integrate a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.
- Demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
- Employ concepts of architectural engineering theory and design in a design environment.
- Utilize instruments, methods, software, and techniques that are appropriate to produce A/E documents and presentations.
- Utilize measuring methods that are appropriate for field, office, or laboratory.
- Apply fundamental computational methods and elementary analytical techniques in sub-disciplines related to architectural engineering.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as a graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.
- Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
- Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
- Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate, and use information effectively.
- Use computers or related technology for practical and/or professional applications.
- Apply scientific inquiry and mathematical reasoning to practical problems.