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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Architectural Design Technology, A.S.



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Degree Code: A21

Associate In Science

Program Coordinator: Mark Comeau - 860-215-9415

The Architectural Design Technology Associate Degree Program is designed to expand opportunities for those interested in the drafting/design fields. The program serves those seeking entry-level positions and those who plan on continuing studies at a university. The program exposes students to the fundamentals of traditional drafting and design and incorporates leading edge technology of computer-aided drafting (AutoCAD). Graduates of the program will be qualified to fill many diverse positions in the industry or transfer to a baccalaureate or professional degree program. Positions may include: design and production under the supervision of a registered architect, draftsperson for construction or development firms, architectural representative for vendor sales, and designer/draftsperson for facility planners.

Architectural Design Technology Curriculum Requirements


(suggested 2 year sequence)

Total: 16


Total: 19


Semester III


Total: 15-16


Semester IV


Total: 15.5


Note:


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 65.5-66.5


Architectural Design Technology, Associate in Science Degree Program Objectives


Graduates of the Architectural Design Technology program will:

  1. be qualified to make technical and creative contributions to and find employment in drafting, development, and design in the practice of architectural design technology.
  2. have an appreciation for the need to be lifelong learners.
  3. demonstrate professionalism and a sense of societal and ethical responsibility in their professional endeavors.
  4. engage in professional development or study in a four-year degree program to pursue flexible career paths amid future technological changes.

Architectural Design Technology, Associate in Science Degree Program Outcomes


Graduates of the Architectural Design Technology Program will:

  1. practice the skills needed to work effectively in teams and as an individual.
  2. demonstrate the ability to use appropriate mathematical computational, and graphic-thinking skills needed for architectural design technology applications.
  3. combine oral, graphical and written communication skills to present and exchange information effectively and communicate design solutions.
  4. know of a professional code of ethics.
  5. describe how the concepts of design program, spatial analysis, historical precedence, and material methods and assemblies affect the design process.
  6. illustrate an ability to think critically and identify, evaluate and solve complex design problems; demonstrate creativity and functionality in design problem solutions; and communicate solutions graphically and effectively.
  7. illustrate an ability to think critically and identify, evaluate and solve complex design problems; demonstrate creativity creativity and functionality in design problem solutions; and communicate solutions graphically and effectively.
  8. recognize actions and acts of professionalism that allow them to become informed and participating citizens cognizant of ethics, civic duty and social responsibility.
  9. recognize the need to become lifelong learners.

 

 

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