Architectural Design & Construction Technology Associate in Science Degree (AS) Information

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Mr. Michael Hayse

(850) 471-4672
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Department Head
Mr. Michael Listau
(850) 484-2586
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Introduction to the Architectural Design & Construction Technology Associate in Science Degree (AS) Program

The Architectural Design and Construction Technology program is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on training while exploring broad issues such as planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, safety and environmental issues within the architectural and construction industry. Attaining these skills qualifies the student to work for companies such as engineering firms, contractors’ or architects’ offices, building construction administration, facilities planning and management, or self-employment in the construction industry. The program emphasizes skills such as architectural drafting using AutoCAD, cost estimating, material selecting, specification writing, and building information management (BIM). All students will study a common core but will be required to specialize in one emphasis of study from building construction, drafting design or civil engineering.

Is This For You?

People with strong reading comprehension skills and who enjoy solving problems do well in this program and career.

Beyond Graduation . . .

The Architectural Design and Construction Technology program requires students to specialize in one emphasis of study from building construction, drafting design or civil engineering.

Related Career Opportunities

Primary Employers

Graduates of the Architectural Design and Construction Technology have the opportunity to work for companies such as engineering firms, contractors’ or architects’ offices, building construction administration, facilities planning and management, or self-employment in the construction industry.

Occupations

Architectural Drafters

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.

Civil Engineering Technicians

Apply theories and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing the construction and maintenance of structures and facilities, under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

Other Occupations

  • CAD Drafting Technician/Specialist
  • Construction Estimator
  • Geotechnical Testing Specialist
  • CAD Operator
  • Cost Estimators
  • GIS Assistant, Specialist or Technician
  • Civil Drafter
  • Drafter
  • Materials Testing Manager
  • Concrete Testing Specialist
  • Drafting Designer
  • Survey and Mapping Aide


Employment Trends

For more information regarding first-year earnings for degree completers and student debt accumulation download or view the Economic Security Report of Employment and Earning Outcomes Click Here, published by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Architectural and Civil Drafters
2015 Cur. Openings
107
2023 Prj. Openings
103
Est. Annual Openings
1.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$45,093.18
Okaloosa / Walton Counties
Occupation
Architectural and Civil Drafters
2015 Cur. Openings
86
2023 Prj. Openings
90
Est. Annual Openings
1.6
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$36,583.46
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Architectural and Civil Drafters
2015 Cur. Openings
6158
2023 Prj. Openings
6405
Est. Annual Openings
113.1
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$48,305.18


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