Catalog 2018-2019 
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Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Design Technology - Emphasis in Architecture, AAS-T

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Program Admission Dates: Fall, Spring

The Civil Design Technology - Architectural Emphasis AAS-T degree prepares students for careers with civil engineering firms, architectural firms, construction companies, city, county, and state architectural and civil engineering departments and corporate architectural and civil engineering departments. Technicians translate the rough sketches, layouts, CAD designs, and written specifications of engineers, architects, and designers into drawings and CAD databases showing the complete details and specifications for the finished project.

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.

Civil Design Technology - Architectural Emphasis AAS-T degree graduates will:

  • be prepared for entry-level positions in the architectural, civil engineering or construction field with the ability to be independent and self-directed
  • identify the elements and principles of architectural and civil engineering graphics design
  • 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
  • produce a professional resume, cover letter, and industry ready portfolio
  • 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 adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements

Required Course Sequence

Technical Elective - 4 credits

Students may choose a course from the ARCH or CIVL areas. The technical elective course can be taken any quarter as long as prerequisites for the chosen course are met.

General Education Requirements - 25 Credits

Total Program Credits: 111

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