Architectural Technology

Studies in Architectural Technology prepare individuals with knowledge and skills that can lead to employment in the field of architecture or one of its associated professions. The Architectural Technology curriculum at Central Piedmont Community College includes an emphasis on computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related computer courses to prepare graduates for employment in the expanding CAD area within the field of Architectural Technology.

Students receive instruction in construction document preparation, materials and methods, environmental and structural systems, building codes and specifications, and computer applications, and also complete a design project. Coursework also includes the principles of sustainable and green design. Optional courses may be provided to suit specific career needs.

Upon completion, graduates qualify for careers within the architectural, engineering and construction professions, as well as positions in industry and government. Recent graduates are offered and pursue career opportunities in the fields of architecture, residential design, engineering, construction and facility management.

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New and prospective students should contact the Program Office or the Program Chair registering.