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Architectural Technology – Commercial Design

In this program, you will learn the architectural drafting skills and computer design applications necessary to enter the building and construction industry. You also have the option of earning a certificate in residential design, expanding your career opportunities even more.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Architectural Technology – Commercial Design

  1. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. Conveniently scheduled classes that fit your life
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Architectural Technology – Commercial Design Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Architectural Drafting
  • History of Architecture
  • Interactive Computer Graphics
  • Architectural Illustration
  • Architectural Procedures
  • Architectural Commercial Drafting and Design
  • Architectural Drafting and Design Studio
  • Residential Drafting and Design
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Buildings
  • Structural Detailing and Design

Career Opportunities in Architectural Technology – Commercial Design

With a certificate in Architectural Technology, 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. With an associate degree, you will be qualified for positions as an architectural or civil drafter.

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

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 Macomb’s Architectural Technology –Commercial Design Program?

For more information, contact the Technical Education Department at 586.445.7012.

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