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Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program

In its most simple terms, civic architecture means assigning a proper role to each building so it works in concert with its neighbors. - Paul Rudolph, Architect, Former Dean of the Yale School of Architecture

What is Architectural Technology – Civil Construction?

Architectural Technology - Civil Construction involves projects that benefit citizens who live, work and do business in a certain geographic area. It may be the building of a bridge or roadway, library or airport, sewer system or subdivision. Architectural Technology – Civil Construction projects must be capable of standing the tests of both use and time.

Macomb’s Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program

In Macomb’s Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program, you will learn the architectural drafting skills and computer design applications necessary for entering the building and construction industry. You also have the option of earning a certificate in residential design, expanding your career opportunities even more.

Architectural Technology - Civil Construction Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Architectural Drafting
  • Architectural Illustration
  • Interactive Computer Graphics
  • Residential Drafting and Design
  • Applied Building Construction
  • Civil Technology Seminar
  • Elementary Surveying
  • Civil and Survey Drafting
  • Construction Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Soils and Foundations

Career Opportunities with an Associate of Science Degree or Certificate in Architectural Technology – Civil Construction or Certificate in Architectural Technology - Residential Drafting and Design

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or a Certificate in Architectural Technology – Civil Construction, you will be qualified for positions as an architectural or civil drafter. With a Certificate in Architectural Technology – Architectural Residential Drafting and Design you will be qualified for positions that include commercial and industrial designer, construction and building inspector, property, real estate and community association manager, residential advisor and mechanical drafter.

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program can also provide you with the foundation for further study, which is necessary to become a registered architect.

Transfer Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

If you want to become a registered architect, you will need to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture. The credits earned in Macomb’s Architectural Technology-Civil Construction Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and can be applied toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program?

For more information about the Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program at Macomb, contact the Technical Education Department at 586-445-7012.

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