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This program is designed to prepare students who plan for a career in architecture to transfer to a five- year baccalaureate program.

Upon successful competition of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Employ critical thinking skills in science, mathematics, and fundamentals of architecture.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy in 3D programming and use of word processing, and other software applications.
  • Use technology and library resources to conduct research related to architecture, mathematics, engineering, sustainability, the humanities and social science.
  • Organize and present information to different audiences using various multimedia presentation techniques and platforms.
  • Compare materials and methods of building construction, analyze basic structural principles, collect and measure relevant data, and evaluate information as a member of a team.
  • Analyze a specific type of architectural building and compare and contrast different architectural design solutions.
  • Arrange and manage a collaborative design Charrette for/with local communities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pursue lifelong learning by working independently in class and on research projects to prepare a portfolio.
Search for courses in the online course catalog.


First Year

Fall Semester

ARC 101 - Architectural Design I
ARC 105 - Intro to Architecture and Culture
ENG 101 - English Composition I
MAT 119 - Algebra* OR
Higher-level Math Gen Ed course

Spring Semester

ARC 102 - Architectural Design II
ENG 102 - English Composition II
FIA 109 - Drawing I
MAT 143 - Elementary Mathematical Analysis I* OR
Higher-level Math Gen Ed course

Second Year

Fall Semester

ARC 205 - Architectural CAD Design
PHY 101 - General Physics I
PHYL 111 - Mechanics Laboratory
FIA 119 - Introduction to Architectural History
ARC 218 - Construction Methods and Materials
Social Science Gen Ed Requirement

Spring Semester

ARC 206 - Architectural 3D Design
FIA 120 - History of Architecture II
Humanities Gen Ed Requirement
Gen Ed Requirement*
Social Science OR Humanities Gen Ed Requirement

*MAT 172 recommended for some transfer institutions.
Consult with the Architecture Program Coordinator for courses recommended for transferring to a 4-year/5-year degree program.


Career Options

Graduates of the Architecture program who plan for a career in Architecture transfer to a five-year baccalaureate program.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Science Degree

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