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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-614-3
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

Architectural Design and Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Material/System Specifier
Building Inspector
Wholesale Buyer
Contract Sales
Sales Associate

Architectural Design and Technology Programs

This program prepares learners with the necessary skills for the many architectural design career options in the construction industry. Learners will gain knowledge in and employ the principles of residential and light commercial design through completion of authentic projects. Energy conservation and sustainability concepts are incorporated throughout the program’s curriculum. Coursework includes introductory and advanced classes in design, presentation, construction technology, surveying, structural analysis, code interpretation, estimating and project management. Students will utilize various software programs including Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD), 3D Computer Modeling (SketchUp), Building Information Modeling (BIM – SoftPlan & Revit), Animation/Simulation and Energy Modeling. Graduates also have the option to pursue a bachelor’s degree in construction management through UW-Stout, UW-Platteville and Michigan Tech University; a bachelor's degree in architecture can also be earned through a transfer agreement with UW-Milwaukee’s School of Architecture & Urban Planning.

Architectural Design and Technology Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Northcentral Architectural Design and Technology at Northcentral