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Architectural Project Technician ARCP.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 30 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Architectural Technology
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

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.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate skills sufficient to solve technical problems related to the field of architecture.
  • Know building materials, components, and methods of construction for both residential and commercial buildings.
  • Develop skills in the management of architectural projects with emphasis on contractual relationships, change management, quality, and teamwork.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic techniques

Career Opportunities

Graduates are employed as project managers in the architecture and construction industry. Many opportunities exist in the building materials and assemblies sales and supply area.


Courses included in the certificate may transfer to baccalaureate programs in architecture or similar disciplines.


Course Title Credits
CAT 1101 Architectural Graphics I 3
CAT 1201 Construction Methods & Materials 3
CAT 1241 Building Systems 3
CAT 2401 Construction Project Management 3
CAT 2431 OSHA Construction Standards 2
CAT 2610 Stakeholders & Participants for Design & Construction Projects 2
CAT 2620 Construction Documents, Legal Requirements, & Project Delivery 2
CAT 2630 Architectural Practice Project Deliverables & Contractual Obligations 2
CAT 2640 Construction Project Change Management 2
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
EGV 1301 Architectural Energy Analysis 2
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.