Arapahoe Community College

Section Home

Architectural Contracts and Materials Certificate


CIP 150101 (ACM)

The Architectural Contracts and Materials certificate provides the educational background and basic training necessary for the student to seek employment and/or upgrade skills within one of the area’s architectural firms. Students will be prepared and trained for a variety of job-entry positions that include Engineering Technician, Materials Technician, Estimator, and Specification Writer.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College
  • It is strongly recommended that students have a math foundation before entering this program. Basic algebra and trigonometry will be integrated throughout the program.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

(24 credit hours)

AEC 107

Blueprint Reading Residential/Commercial)


AEC 116

Building Materials


AEC 216

Construction Estimating


AEC 218

Sustainable Building Systems


AEC 226

Construction Scheduling


AEC 228

Contracts and the Legal Environment


AEC 236

International Building Codes


ENG 131

Technical Writing



24 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

"Information regarding occupations, completion rates, placement rates, program costs and median loan debt may be found at"


Activity Professional's Training Certificate

Architectural Contracts and Materials Certificate

Architectural Drafting Certificate

Automotive Service Management Certificate

Advanced Automotive Electrical/Electronics Certificate

Maintenance and Light Repair Certificate

Broadband Customer Care Certificate

Broadband Technology Certificate

Business Administration Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting 2D, 3D and Custom Certificate

Computer Graphics Certificate

Computer Information Systems Certificate

Computer Network Technology Certificate

Computer Technician Certificate

Construction Management - Estimating Certificate

Contemporary Journalism

Criminal Justice- Emergency Dispatch Certificate

Early Childhood Director Certificate

Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Supervisor Certificate

Early Childhood Teacher CDHS Minimal Qualifications Certificate

Early Childhood Teacher Certificate

Eldercare Specialist Certificate

Emergency Medical Services - EMT Certificate

Emergency Medical Services- EMT Enhanced Certificate

Emergency Medical Services- Paramedic Certificate

Engineering Technologies- Mechanical Drafting Certificate

Foreign Language and Business Certificate

Law Enforcement Academy Certificate

Medical Office Technology Administrative Assistant Certificate

Medical Office Technology Billing and Reimbursement Certificate

Medical Office Technology Medical Assistant Certificate

Mortgage Banking Certificate

Sound Engineer Certificate

Nurse Aide Certificate

Paralegal Certificate

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Phlebotomy Certificate

Physical Fitness Specialist Certificate

Practical Nursing Certificate

Project Management Certificate

Residential Drafting Certificate

Residential Kitchen and Bath Design Specialist Certificate

Retail Management Certificate

Web Design Certificate