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Architecture Technology

What is Architecture Technology? 

The Architectural Technology curriculum provides individuals with knowledge and skills that can lead to employment in the field of architecture or one of the associated professions. 

ArchitectureStudents receive instruction in construction document preparation, materials and methods, environmental and structural systems, building codes and specifications, and computer applications as well as complete a design project. Optional courses may be provided to suit specific career needs.

Upon completion, graduates have career opportunities within the architectural, engineering, and construction professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Updated 7/18/12 

  • Typical Courses
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • Additional Information
  • Checksheets
  • Contact Information

Typical Courses

  • Introduction to Architectural Technology
  • Construction Materials and Methods
  • Architectural CAD
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Residential Architectural Technology
  • Building Codes
  • Digital Architectural
  • Light Construction Technology

Student Learning Outcomes: 

Graduates of the WCC Architecture Technology Program will:   

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design by showing technical mastery in the use of industry-relevant computer technology and software. Graduates will have the opportunity to become a certified Autodesk User.    
  • Graduates will be able to use drafting conventions including symbols, line types, line weights and dimensions styles as applicable to the design profession.    
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed project. 
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and professionals.  
  • Graduates will have the opportunity to transfer with junior standing to certain four-year colleges with a major in Engineering or Construction Field.   
  • Describe the impact the site has on the design and construction of buildings.  


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Contact Information:

  Triplett Daniel L 
   Daniel Triplett
Lead Instructor,
Architectural Technology
(336) 838-6406