Architectural Drafting

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.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 35

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
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

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ARCTK 111; ARCTK 113; ARCTK 116; MATH 130; ENGL 110
Spring Semester 1ARCH 131; ARCTK 112; ARCTK 125; ARCH 204; ENGL 201
Summer SemesterARCTK 210

Program Contact Information

Arts and Communication Department
Room 124A
(309)694-5113
Dirksen Hall, (309)694-5734

Illinois Career Cluster

Architecture and Construction

Career Pathway:
Design/Pre-Construction

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