The Intro to Architectural Technology and Design diploma involves the study of residential construction practices and computer aided drawing (CAD), using AutoCAD software and an introduction to building information modeling (BIM) and Revit, a 3D computer modeling program. Projects are drawn using both the drawing board and the computer.
Graduates of the certificate program receive skills that enable them to work with lumber yards, building suppliers, and entry-level cad operating positions.
According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as an Architectural and Civil Drafter in the state of Minnesota is $25.22 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately -4.8%, a shrinking career.
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View semester order by campus: East Grand Forks
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|ARCH 1105||Building Technology I||4|
|ARCH 1111||Architectural Tech I||3|
|ARCH 1112||Architectural Tech II||4|
|ARCH 1121||CAD I||5|
|ARCH 1123||CAD II||5|
|ARCH 1125||Design Limitations||3|
|ARCH 1128||Environmental Design||3|
|ARCH 1131||Model Construction||2|
|ARCH 1201||Estimating Tech I||2|
Students achieving assessment scores below the established minimums must register and successfully complete (with a grade of C or better) the required developmental courses in order to meet graduation requirements.
The college minimum scores for the Accuplacer Assessment test are as follows:
Reading Comprehension: 78
Note: Some programs may require assessment scores that exceed the college minimum in the areas of Arithmetic & Elementary Algebra.
Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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