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Architectural Design A.A.

ARCHITECTURE & ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE A.A. Degree Major

To graduate with a specialization in Architectural Design
Studies, a student must complete the following courses in
addition to the general breadth requirements for an
Associate’s Degree. For transfer students, these courses
will provide students with the tools needed to construct a
portfolio that will be required to transfer into Architecture
Programs at 4-year institutions. Along with a successful
portfolio, these courses should also constitute the first two
years of an Architecture Program. In addition, these
courses should help students interested in transferring to
4-year institutions as Environmental Design, Landscape
Architecture, Interior Design and Urban Planning majors.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
ARCH100              
Environmental Design I 3
ARCH101 Environmental Design II 3
ARCH145 History of Architecture: Early Design through Gothic 3
ARCH146 HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE: RENAISSANCE TO MODERN 3
ARCH200 Architectural Design I 4
ARCH201 Architectural Design II 4
ARCH220 Architectural Computer Aided Drafting I 4
ARCH250 Materials and Construction 4
ARCH270 Portfolio Design 1
PHYSIC150A General Physics for the Life Sciences I 5
or
PHYSIC200 Physics I 6
ART132X4 Life Drawing 3

Students are encouraged to take these courses as part of their General Education program:

RECOMMENDED COURSES: Units
CS110                   
Fundamentals of Computer Science                                  
3
ART120 Two-Dimensional Design 3
ART145 Graphic Design 3
MATH093 Plane Geometry 4
MATH103 Plane Trigonometry 4
Total Units 37 - 38