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Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 61 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Architectural Construction is to prepare students for entry level positions in construction firms by providing architectural drafting skills and an understanding of the fundamentals of architecture and construction. 

Admission to the Program:
Suggested high school courses should include three years of high school mathematics, one laboratory science course and one year of architectural drafting. Students must complete basic skills placement testing before admission into this program.

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 1:
ARCTK 210

Fall Semester 2:
ARCTK 201; ARCTK 203; ARCTK 225; PHYS 112; Approved Electives

Spring Semester 2:
ARCTK 229; Approved Electives; Social Science; Humanities


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 201TECHNICAL COMMUNICATIONS 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATH 130TECHNICAL ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY 5
PHYS 112TECHNICAL PHYSICS I 4
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ARCH 131ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION I 4
ARCH 204ARCHITECTURAL COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND DRAFTING I 3
ARCTK 111ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 3
ARCTK 112STRUCTURAL DRAFTING 3
ARCTK 113ELEMENTARY SURVEYING 2
ARCTK 116HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION 3
ARCTK 125SOILS AND FOUNDATION MATERIALS 3
ARCTK 201ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 4
ARCTK 203MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 3
ARCTK 210INTERNSHIP 3
ARCTK 225SITE DEVELOPMENT 2
ARCTK 229COST ESTIMATING AND CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVES **4

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** Approved Electives: ARCH 111, 112, 205, 206; ARCTK 114, 115, 117, 118, 215, 216, 224, 227, 228, 230, and 255.

For Program Information Contact:

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