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Architectural Technology

Architectural Technology students reading blueprints 

The Associate of Applied Science in Architectural Technology program features courses in architectural construction, architectural drafting, estimating, mechanics of materials, design of reinforced concrete, and fire prevention fundamentals, to name a few. Additional course work includes interpersonal communications, technical communications, and electives.

Why major in Architectural Technology?

Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment give you the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience in your chosen area of study. You will also be able to learn the theoretical components of engineering technologies from our diverse and qualified faculty. The experience and education you can gain at Sinclair gives you the advantage as you enter the world of engineering as a trained professional.

This area of study might be for you if:
  • You enjoy hands-on activities and building/working with different technologies.
  • You find the architecture, construction and engineering fields to be interesting and want to learn more.
  • You are interested in the methods and problem-solving techniques of architecture and planning.
  • You would like to explore the construction and design of the world built around you.
What are the primary software applications featured in the Architectural Technology program?
  • AutoCAD, Latest Release
  • Revit Architectural Latest Release

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For program specific information click on the program below:

Associate of Applied Science
The Architectural Technology program helps students develop skills applicable in a variety of Built Environment professions, including architectural, engineering and design practices, contracting firms, and material suppliers. Building Information modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project design (IPD) are core principles taught throughout the curriculum, with Autodesk Revit being the primary BIM tool. Environmental responsibility is emphasized, with students taking a USGBC LEED exam prep course. Curriculum tracks are available for both building technology and building design. View Full Program Details
One-year Technical Certificate
Architectural Design Technician Go to Program Details Display Program Description
This program helps students develop residential and commercial architectural design skills. Design courses are combined with construction materials and building systems courses, providing a broad foundation for entry level architectural design work. Students will receive training to help them create and understand architectural drawings as well as proper use of building materials and components. Upon completion, students will be able to utilize various design and analysis software to assist with the development of architectural projects. View Full Program Details
Architectural Project Technician Go to Program Details Display Program Description
This program is designed to build skills required for managing architectural projects in a variety of professional settings. Students will receive training to help them understand architectural practice, including an understanding of building materials and components, the financial aspects of project management, and the management skills necessary to deal with the diverse population of the industry. Upon completing this program, students will be qualified to move into project management positions in architecture and similar businesses. View Full Program Details
Residential Real Estate Renovation and Resale Go to Program Details Display Program Description
This program is designed for entrepreneurial individuals seeking to purchase, renovate, and resell residential properties. Students study business practices related to real estate and construction. Courses help develop hands-on skills applicable to residential renovation work, including carpentry, electrical, and HVAC work. Construction jobsite safety is emphasized. Graduates of this program possess skills necessary for residential real estate acquisition, renovation, and resale. View Full Program Details



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