The mission of the Architectural Drafting Certificate is to prepare the student to enter employment as a trainee in the area of civil engineering, architecture, or construction with basic skills and knowledge of the profession.
Admission to the Program:
Suggested high school courses should include three years of high school math, one laboratory science course and one year of architectural drafting. Students must complete basic skills placement testing before admission into this program.
Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 35
Select a course number below to see a course description.
Required General Education Courses
|ARCH 131||ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION I ||4|
|ARCH 204||ARCHITECTURAL COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND DRAFTING I ||3|
|ARCTK 111||ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING ||3|
|ARCTK 112||STRUCTURAL DRAFTING ||3|
|ARCTK 113||ELEMENTARY SURVEYING ||2|
|ARCTK 116||HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION ||3|
|ARCTK 125||SOILS AND FOUNDATION MATERIALS ||3|
|ARCTK 210||INTERNSHIP ||3|
|ENGL 110||COMPOSITION I ||3|
|ENGL 201||TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS ||3|
|MATH 130||TECHNICAL ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY ||5|
The program is designed to give the student a diversified background in which a number of options for employment positions can be gained. Successful completion of this certificate program contributes to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Architectural Construction Technology.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||ARCTK 111; ARCTK 113; ARCTK 116; MATH 130; ENGL 110|
|Spring Semester 1||ARCH 131; ARCTK 112; ARCTK 125; ARCH 204; ENGL 201|
|Summer Semester||ARCTK 210|
Program Contact Information
Arts and Behavioral Sciences Department
Dirksen Hall, (309)694-5734
Illinois Career Cluster
Architecture and Construction