GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN

This curriculum prepares a student to enter employment as an architectural draftsperson in the building construction field. Students will demonstrate skills in the production of working drawings of residential and commercial structures. Students will develop a portfolio of their work, discuss building construction techniques, principles, and building code. Students will demonstrate techniques to accomplish drawings utilizing different computer aided design (CAD) software.
Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss transfer requirements.
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
ART 130 (may be taken concurrently) ARCH 101 Drafting and Basic Design 3
ARCH 101 or equivalent ARCH 102 Architectural Drafting and Design 3
ARCH 101 or ENGR 101 or equivalent ARCH/ENGR 103 Descriptive Geometry 3
ARCH 101 or equivalent ARCH 105 Perspective Graphics 3
ARCH 101 or equivalent ARCH 106 Building Codes I 3
ARCH 101 or equivalent ARCH 120 Residential Architectural Design I 3
ARCH 120 or equivalent ARCH 125 Residential Architectural Design II 3
ARCH 102 or equivalent ARCH 130  Commercial Architectural Design I 3
ARCH 130 or equivalent ARCH 135 Commercial Architectural Design II 3
  ART 130 or
ART 150
2d Foundations
Drawing I
3 or
3
  BUSAD 152  Management Communications-Oral 3
ARCH 101 or ENGR 101 or equivalent ENGR 109 Basic AutoCAD Applications 3
  T ED 140 Fundamentals of Engineering Documentation 3
  T ED 142* Technical Mathematics I 3
  RECOMMENDED COURSES
  ART 130 2d Foundations 3
Enrollment in 7 units including CO ED 102, and employment related to major CO ED 102 Occupational Work Experience 4
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 42
* Units earned for this course may not be applied toward the 60 units for graduation.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.


Architectural Drafting and Design (2012-13 catalog)
Architectural Drafting and Design (2011-12 catalog)
Architectural Drafting and Design (2009-10 catalog)