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Architectural Design and Construction Technology


The engineering and architectural professions supporting the construction industry have been transformed by high technology, with a variety of computer drafting (CAD) software widely utilized. The Associate in Science Degree in Architectural Design and Construction Technology teaches students the most up-to-date practices, including how to use and produce drawings with an understanding of materials, surveying, building codes, and more. Most courses combine classroom instruction with labs, and hands-on learning is emphasized.

The professional architectural technician prepares drawings for a variety of business uses. Architectural offices, design/development firms, general contractors, and truss manufacturing plants are just a few of the businesses that engage students with this training.

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Career Pathway Guideline:

Typical Career Options:

Architectural CAD Technician - $11 to $13 per hour to start - $21 to $25 in a few years
Construction Supervisor - $12 to $14 per hour to start - $38 to $42 in a few years
Building Inspector - $12 to $14 per hour to start - $23 to $27 in a few years
*U.S. Dept. of Labor Occupation Outlook Handbook

For further information on the degree program, contact:

Advanced Technology Division – (772) 462-7575

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