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Architectural and Building Technology, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 2219 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the Architectural and Building Technology program is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to progress in the diverse career options in the building, construction, and architecture industries. This program incorporates innovative teaching methods using the latest technology, thus improving student knowledge and encouraging their success. After completion, students may seek career jobs or transition into baccalaureate programs.

Description:

The program provides a solid foundation in the building industry. Students will receive a broad understanding of building materials, processes of construction, overall cohesiveness, current industry standards, sustainable design, barrier free design, drawing and computer drafting skills.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Execute architectural drawings and specifications.
  2. Communicate effectively through written and verbal means.
  3. Apply laws, building codes, ADA standards, and regulations to contract documents.
  4. Identify tools, equipment, materials, and processes used in the building and construction field.
  5. Explain sustainability issues related to the design, construction, and maintenance of the built environment.
  6. Identify means to plan, coordinate, schedule, and control construction projects.
  7. Estimate costs and take off quantities.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship and employability skills.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Careers

Building Construction

Drafting & Design

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/home?siteID=123112&id=129446

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 15 Credits

Communication Core (6 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

MAC1105College Algebra

3

STA2023Elementary Statistics

3

Social Sciences Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

DEP2004Developmental Psychology

3

PSY1012General Psychology

3

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities Core (3 credits)

Choose One Course

AML2050Modern American Literature

3

AML2060Contemporary American Literature

3

AML2600Introduction to African American Literature

3

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

DAN1100Dance Appreciation

3

HUM2210Prehistory to Medieval Humanities

3

HUM2230Renaissance to Postmodern Humanities

3

LIT2040Dramatic Literature

3

LIT2110Masterpieces of World Literature I

3

LIT2120Masterpieces of World Literature II

3

LIT2380Literature By Women

3

MUH2110Introduction to Music History and Literature

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

MUL2380Popular Music in America

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

BCN1210Materials and Processes

3

BCN1251CArchitectural Drawing I and Lab

3

BCN1253CArchitectural Drawing II and Lab

3

ETG2520Statics and Strength of Materials

3

BCT1040Blueprint Reading

3

ETC2207CConstruction Planning and Estimating and Lab

3

ETC2245Construction Methods

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETD2340CComputer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETD2540CCivil Drafting and Surveying (CAD) and Lab

3

ETD2390CIntroduction to Revit Architecture and Lab

3

ETD2395CArchitectural CAD and Lab

3

EGN1111CEngineering Drawing and Lab

3

IND1935Building and Barrier Free Codes

3

IND2608Sustainable Design

3

IND2501Practices of Interior Design

3

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

BCN1210Materials and Processes

3

BCN1251CArchitectural Drawing I and Lab

3

Social Sciences Core

3

EGN1111CEngineering Drawing and Lab

3

2nd Semester

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

BCT1040Blueprint Reading

3

BCN1253CArchitectural Drawing II and Lab

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

IND2608Sustainable Design

3

Summer Semester

Humanities Core

3

Mathematics Core

3

Year 2

1st Semester

ETC2207CConstruction Planning and Estimating and Lab

3

ETD2340CComputer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETD2540CCivil Drafting and Surveying (CAD) and Lab

3

IND1935Building and Barrier Free Codes

3

Elective

3

2nd Semester

ETC2245Construction Methods

3

 

ETD2390CIntroduction to Revit Architecture and Lab

3

OR

ETD2395CArchitectural CAD and Lab

3

 

ETG2520Statics and Strength of Materials

3

IND2501Practices of Interior Design

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Notes

Any AS degree at Daytona State College will articulate into and allow admission into the BS programs offered at Daytona State College.