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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architectural Technologies, AAS

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The Architectural Technologies program is designed to develop the proper manual and computer skills and knowledge required for satisfactory entrance into the field of architectural drafting and detailing.

Graduates are employed by architects; structural, mechanical and electrical engineers; contractors, subcontractors and building equipment and material suppliers. Students visit a construction site to observe actual construction practices and architectural offices to experience their future work environment.

For more information about the Architectural Technologies program, please visit our website at arch.dmacc.edu.

Location: Ankeny

Selected courses offered at Urban Campus.

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.
  4. Submit evidence of grade “C” or above in one year of high school algebra or the equivalent (DMACC Academic Achievement Center Algebra I & II or MAT 063 ).

Students start Summer term.

NOTE: BCA 113  has a prerequisite of CSC 110 - Intro to Computers .

The requirement for MAT 772  & MAT 773  can be fulfilled with evidence of a grade of “C” or above in MAT 130  or an equivalent mathematics course; and a COMPASS Trigonometry score of 35. When students meet their math requirement this way, additional credits to meet the 65-credit program requirement must come from courses in Option 1 or as approved by the program chairperson.

Graduation Requirements

To earn an Architectural Technologies diploma or AAS degree, students must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 (C) grade point average.

Total Credits Required to Complete the Diploma - 45

Additional Courses Required to Complete the AAS degree

Elective Credit - 2

(Students who choose a 3-credit course for Option 2 must take an additional 2 credits)

Total Credits Required to Complete the AAS Degree - 64

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