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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Architectural CADD Level III
Major: 5354
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Architectural CADD Level III prepares students to work as advanced architectural computer technicians within architectural firms/agencies. The program develops knowledge and skills required to perform various computer needed responsibilities for all types of residential and commercial construction. Students will develop knowledge and skills of two architectural software applications and residential/commercial drafting.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the "Required Courses" area.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Required Courses
 Credits: 27
 ARC150Architectural Desktop I3
+ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting3
+ARC162Advanced Residential Architecture Drafting3
+ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting3
+ARC164Advanced Commercial Architecture Drafting3
+ARC282ACVolunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR 
+ARC290ACArchitecture Internship (3) OR 
+ARC296WCCooperative Education (3) OR 
+ARC298ACSpecial Projects (3)3
 CNS130Construction Drawing Foundation3
+CNS230Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) 3D for Construction & Architecture (CADD II)3
+CNS240Advanced Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) for Construction and Architecture (CADD III)3

Program Competencies
1.Draw and document building plans with computer packages commonly used in the architecture industry. (ARC150)
2.Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for residential construction, using the board and the computer as the tools. (ARC161, ARC162)
3.Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for commercial construction, using the board and the computer as the tools. (ARC163, ARC164)
4.Work as a member of a team, and apply concepts learned in other courses in an internship assignment in a public, private, and/or non-profit agency. (ARC282AC, ARC290AC, ARC296WC, ARC298AC)
5.Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130, CNS230, CNS240)