ARCT 1020 This course will introduce the beginning architectural technology student to the properties and applications of common, as well as new and sustainable residential building materials. This class will cover materials and methods such as: current sustainable practices in home building, wood stud construction, window installation, roofing, foundations, flashing, etc. These materials and construction methods then be applied in the Studio I projects.
ARCT 1107 This course will introduce the beginning architectural technology student to computer-aided design programs currently being used in professional design offices. Fundamental concepts, commands, and tools of a C.A.D. environment will be taught with a hands-on approach to learning. Students will complete self-paced drafting exercises.
ARCT 1207 This course builds on the student's knowledge of AutoCAD. The student will use intermediate AutoCAD techniques to develop construction drawings to supplement the work in ARCT 1500. Prerequisites: ARCT1107
ARCT 1540 This course will examine the characteristics and properties of common, as well as new and sustainable, commercial building materials such as: concrete materials, formwork, reinforcement, steel frame construction, lightweight steel framing, metals, curtainwalls, etc. These methods and materials, including sustainable principles, will be applied to Studio II projects.