Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Sep 25, 2022  
Catalog 2022-2023

Architectural Technology, AAS-T


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110 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall

The Architectural Technology AAS-T degree prepares students for careers with architecture firms, construction companies, city, county, and state architectural and civil engineering departments and corporate architectural and civil engineering departments. Technicians are needed to develop site plans, construction details, building designs, cost estimates, specification plans for new buildings, and for remodeling and additions to existing buildings.

Graduates are prepared in translating the rough sketches, layouts, and written specifications of architects, engineers, or designers into a drawing using current technology and showing the complete details and specifications for the finished product.

Architectural Technology AAS-T degree graduates will:

  • be prepared for entry-level positions in the architectural, engineering or construction field with the ability to be independent and self-directed
  • demonstrate teamwork and collaboration skills and processes in the workplace
  • apply knowledge to create drawings by hand and using technology
  • read architectural prints and solve common architectural problems
  • complete a comprehensive design project
  • demonstrate industry ready skills in basic drafting fundamentals, concepts and techniques
  • employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving
  • exhibit analytical thought, informed judgment, and ethical behavior
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Technical Elective - 4 credits


The technical elective course can be taken any quarter as long as prerequisites for the chosen course are met. Recommended technical elective courses include:

Diversity and Social Justice Requirement


Within the degree requirements, students must complete a 3-5 credit course that meets the college’s Diversity and Social Justice (DSJ) requirement. DSJ courses are designated in the college schedule and are designed to meet other general education or technical requirements simultaneous to meeting the DSJ requirement (e.g., ENGL& 101D meets both the ENGL& 101 requirement and the DSJ requirement).

Visit the DSJ requirement webpage to view the current list of general education and technical courses that meet the requirement.

Total Program Credits: 110


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