Engineering/Architectural Technology

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2 - 2.5 yrs

This programme is designed to prepare students to enter the Architecture and Engineering professions as technicians and middle management personnel. Students will be capable of delineating multi-view images, understanding an architect’s and engineer’s scale, developing construction drawings, and detailing and understanding the purpose and use of specifications. Students are also prepared to further studies leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Technology and Engineering. Upon graduation, students may enter the workplace or choose to continue their studies abroad.

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Programme Goals

Demonstrate an understanding of the theory, conventions, standards, and procedures associated with the preparation of architectural and structural drawings;

Interpret plans, drawings, specifications, lines, symbols, and abbreviations on working drawings or blueprints;

Apply the foundational skills necessary for the graphic communication of engineering ideas;

Create orthographic drawings of mechanical components, manufactured parts, and buildings;

Create three-dimensional pictorial representations to include isometric, oblique, and perspective views from orthographic projections;

Prepare preliminary architectural working drawings and sketches using computer-assisted drafting techniques; and

Present design concepts and solutions through graphic and verbal presentations.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
Semester 1
COM 100
Personal Development for College Success
1 Credits
ENG 104
English Composition I
3 Credits
MAT 115
Technical Mathematics I
3 Credits
Elementary Spanish/French
3 Credits
TCS 102
Computer Aided Drafting
3 Credits
TCS 103
Technical Drawing
3 Credits
Semester 2
CSC 104
Microcomputer Applications
3 Credits
TCS 100
Blueprint Reading and Construction Specification
3 Credits
TCS 110
Survey Level I
4 Credits
TCS 113
3 Credits
Intermediate Spanish/French
3 Credits
Semester 3
Any 100-Level Social Science Course
3 Credits
PHY 110
General Physics
4 Credits
ENG 105
English Composition II
3 Credits
HIS 1XX/ VIS 110
Any 100-Level History Course
3 Credits
TCS 104
Freehand Drawing and Sketching
3 Credits
TCS 203
Computer Assisted Drafting
3 Credits
Semester 4
ENG 106
Speech Communication of Finance
3 Credits
TCS 101
Introduction to Engineering
3 Credits
TCS 105
Construction Inspection and Project Management
3 Credits
TCS 205
Advance Computer Aided Design
4 Credits
TCS 210
Surveying Level II
4 Credits
TCS 214
Design Project
3 Credits
TCS 215
Quantity Surveying
3 Credits

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