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Architectural Drafting Associate in Applied Science

Business Architecture

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

 
Completion of this program leads to employment as a draftsman or detailer with an architecture or design firm or as a contractor, material supplier or with a construction company. Study may include Computer Aided Design or Drafting. 

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

63

Program/Plan Number

122

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

15  CH
Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The A.A.S. model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.​

Program Core Requirements

54  CH
Architecture
ARCHITC 104
History Of Architecture I 3
The study of the development of early architecture through the mid-18th century. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 105
History Of Architecture II 3
The study of architecture since the mid-18th century. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 110
Architectural Sketching 2
Introduction to the observational sketching of architectural subjects. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 121
Basic Design Studio 4
Introduction to visual and organizational design principles for the generation of spatial and formal ideas. Use of graphic techniques and physical modeling for representation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better OR concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 110 and ARCHITC 170, AND eligibility for ENGLISH 100, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 122
Intermediate Design Studio 4
Continuation of ARCHITC 121. Emphasis on the design and articulation of space and its representation. Introduction to spatial concepts of perception and order. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121, AND grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 171, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 123
Advanced Design Studio 4
Continuation of Architecture 122. Emphasis on architectural analysis and design process. Integration of analog and digital tools and media. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 122, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 166
Architectural Design I 4
Examination of criteria influencing residential design: program, context, municipal regulations, dimensional standards, and anthropomorphic data. Introduction to typologies, organizational strategies and precedents for architectural problem solving. Application of the skills of visual communication and design methodologies. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 122, and Grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 171, or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 170
Digital Lab I 3
Introduction to the methods of generation and representation of spatial and formal ideas. Use of software applications and a range of output methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for ENGLISH 100 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 171
Digital Lab II 3
Three-Dimensional modeling and rendering of spatial and formal constructs using software applications appropriate to the discipline. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 170 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 172
Digital Lab III 3
Introduction to the assembly of construction drawings for architectural projects. Use of software applications, as appropriate to the discipline. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 170 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 202
Construction I 4
Study of the materials and methods of building construction. Emphasis on architecture framed in wood and light-gauge metal. Application of the skills of graphic communication through the generation of construction drawings. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 121, AND completion of or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 172, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 204
Construction II 4
Study of the materials and methods of building construction. Emphasis on architecture having assemblies of masonry, concrete and steel. Application of the skills of graphic communication through the generation of construction drawings. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 202, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 220
Portfolio Development 2
Design and compilation of an architectural portfolio for employment and transfer. Preparation of materials that supplement the portfolio. Overview of interview protocols and processes. Writing assignment, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 123 and ARCHITC 171; and a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ARCHITC 266, or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
ARCHITC 266
Architectural Design II 4
Continuation of Architecture 166. Emphasis on mid-size commercial and institutional building types in urban contexts. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ARCHITC 166, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 140
College Algebra 4
Algebra of real and complex numbers, functions, algebraic and graphical solutions of linear, quadratic and systems of equations. Logarithmic and exponential functions. Additional topics from determinants, sequences, series, the Binomial Theorem, Mathematical Induction, and elements of the Theory of Equations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 99; or COMPASS PRE-ALGEBRA (17-99), ALGEBRA (43-99), and College ALGEBRA (1-50); or ACT Math (min. 21); or SAT Math (min. 500); or ALGEBRA Placement Test Waiver, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
MATH 141
Plane Trigonometry 3
Definition of trigonometric functions, graphs of trigonometric functions and their universes. Applications to triangles, law of sines and cosines, trigonometric identities, equations, vectors and applications. Complex numbers in trigonometric form and DeMoivres Theorem. Calculators will be used. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 140, or COMPASS ALGEBRA (43-99), College ALGEBRA (51-99), and TRIGONOMETRY (1-50); or ACT Math (min. 24); or SAT Math (min. 560); or COLLEGE ALGEBRA Placement Test Waiver, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

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