Mar 17, 2018  
Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog 
Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog

Pre-Architectural Drafting, A.S.

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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

Total Technical Requirements - 22

Total Related General Education & Technical Requirements - 22

Total Credits Required - 67

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