Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Pre-Architectural Drafting, A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Pre-Architectural Drafting, A.S.

Program Description

The Pre-Architectural Drafting program covers pre-architecture, building materials and properties, basic computer aided design and drafting (CADD), architectural computer modeling, and an introductory engineering course. This program prepares students for entry-level employment in CADD, architect assistants, or as a bridge to enter a career as an architect which requires a bachelors degree or higher. Graduates are prepared for the professional workforce with sound theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience. This program is an area emphasized in the Architecture & Construction Career Cluster, one out of 16 career clusters selected in Guam’s Career & Technical Education Five-Year State Plan.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the AS in Pre-Architectural Drafting program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills needed to design and draft projects ranging from two to three dimensional designs for commercial and residential buildings.
  2. Demonstrate basic skills needed to view, print, edit, and create variations of two and three dimensional electronic designs.
  3. Develop a professional work ethic needed in the architectural engineering industry.
  4. Create an electronic portfolio that represents proficiency in the development of two and three dimensional computer aided designs.

A. General Education Requirements

Please refer to the General Education requirements in this catalog.

Note: Pre-Architectural Drafting students must take EN 194, MA 161B, and SI 141 as part of their General Education requirements.

Minimum Total General Education Requirements - 23

B. Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
AE 103 - Basic Blueprint Reading (3)
AE 121 - Technical Engineering Drawing I (3)
AE 122 - Technical Engineering Drawing II (3) +
AE 138 - Building Codes, Specifications & Construction Management (3) +
AE 150 - Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) I (3) +
AE 160 - Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) II (4) +
AE 216 - Descriptive Geometry (3) +

Total Technical Requirements - 22

C. Related General Education & Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CE 121 - Properties of Materials (3)
CE 215 - Construction Procedures (3) +
CE 221 - Strength of Materials (3) +
CE 225 - Construction Planning & Estimating (3) +
CS 101 - Introduction to Computer Systems & Information Technology (3) +
OR 101 - Introduction to Engineering Technology (3)
MA 161A - College Algebra & Trigonometry I (4) +

Total Related General Education & Technical Requirements - 22

Total Credits Required - 67

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