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Architectural Studies - Architecture Technician, AAS


CIP 150101 (ARC3)

The Associates of Applied Science of Architectural Studies - Architecture Technician at Arapahoe Community College offers two concentrations:

  • Architectural Studies - Pre-Architecture, AAS - For students interested in licensure and continuing their education
  • Architectural Studies - Architecture Technician - For students wishing to enter the profession upon graduation from this program

Students will be introduced to a wide range of architectural and construction topics such as design and modeling concepts, structural analysis, building service systems, and sustainability.

The Architectural Studies - Architecture Technician degree provides a foundation for transfer to university or, in combination with out internship and certificate programs, will help facilitate entry into or continuing education for the profession.

Program Requirements

Concentration (12 credit hours)

The Architectural Studies – Architecture Technician concentration is for students interested in entering the professional work force but is not intended for licensure. Students can find employment as an intern (based on experience, prior education, and personal networking) or start their own consulting business as a drafter, designer, or modeler.

Students must choose 12 credit hours minimum from the following:

  • CAD courses
  • AEC courses
Total: 61 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • Apply for graduation online at
  • 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.