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Architectural Technology – Civil Construction

Macomb’s Architectural Technology – Civil Construction Program will prepare you to work on a variety of civil construction projects, including bridges, roads and airports. It will also provide you with a foundation on which you could build a career leading to eventual registration as an architect after earning a bachelor’s degree. In your courses, you will learn about soils, foundations, surveying and safety, and acquire the architectural drafting and computer design skills necessary for entering the building and construction industry.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Architectural Technology – Civil Construction

  1. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. You can add a certificate in residential design to expand your career options
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

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 in Architectural Technology – Civil Construction

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.

Transfer Pathways

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 the 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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