Architectural Technology - Construction Technology
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Program Competencies

Upon graduation with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Architectural Technology, the graduate will be able to:

  • use a computer with basic competency;
  • create necessary drawings required for the construction of both residential and commercial structures;
  • interpret and apply building codes; state, federal and industrial codes; standards and regulations;
  • research products and materials in resources such as Sweets Catalog and manufacturer's literature;
  • select appropriate materials for building applications;
  • understand construction specifications based upon the CSI format;
  • interpret, modify and select the appropriate contract documents necessary for the construction of both residential and commercial structures;
  • apply the basics of a computer graphics system to specific architectural applications;
  • apply principles of structural mechanics, mechanical building systems and plumbing systems;
  • create 3D models or rendered drawings necessary to convey a proposed design solution;
  • present to a group their thoughts, project and/or design in a clear, precise manner;
  • observe general and specific conditions of buildings in the field;
  • develop and present both written and graphic information in an interesting, informative manner; and
  • research, understand and identify products and materials that are sustainable.

Did You Know?

ECC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, and is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many of the professional curricula are also accredited by specialized agencies.


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