Course Work

PALOMAR COLLEGE

Architecture – A.A. Degree Major or Certificate of Achievement

Program Requirements

Units

ARCH 105 Basic Architectural Drafting 3
ARCH 120 Architectural History 3
ARCH 121 Multicultural Architectural History 3
ARCH 135 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
ARCH 144 Architectural Drawing and Color 4
ARCH 145 Architectural Delineation and Pictorial Drawing 4
ARCH 215 Architectural Design Fundamentals I 5
ARCH 216 Architectural Design Fundamentals II 5

Electives (Select 3 units)

ARCH/DT 125 AutoCAD Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
GCIP 140 Digital Imaging/Photoshop I 4
TOTAL UNITS 33

Students should review specific course requirements and transfer agreements with their architectural instructor and transfer counselor. General education course requirements such as mathematics, physics, etc. will vary depending upon the specific university program.
Architecture Outreach Card.pdf download

 

Architectural Drafting – A.A. Degree Major or Certificate of Achievement

Architectural Drafting – Prepares students for employment as a design/production drafter in the field of architecture.

Program Requirements

Units

ARCH 105 Basic Architectural Drafting 3
DT/ARCH 125 AutoCAD Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
ARCH 135 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
ARCH 144 Architectural Drawing and Color 4
ARCH 145 Architectural Delineation and Pictorial Drawing 4
ARCH 155 Architectural Theory 3
ARCH 160 Environmental Architecture and Design 4
ARCH 200 Advanced Computer Aided Architectural Drafting 4
DT/ARCH 202 Introduction to Revit Architecture 3

Electives (Select 9 units)

ARCH 120 Architectural History 3
ARCH 121 Multicultural Architectural History 3
CSIT 120 Computer Applications 3
CE 100 Cooperative Education 1 - 4
DT 126 AutoCAD Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 3
DT 127 AutoCAD Customization 2
MATH 115 Trigonometry 3

TOTAL UNITS

40

 

Discipline: Architecture (ARCH)
Eco-Building Professional – Certificate of Achievement

This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to promote energy and resource efficient building practices through current code changes and new tax cost payback. Graduates will be prepared for numerous jobs within the deconstruction and remodel industries and would have skills needed by builders, contractors, architects or designers seeking assessment of current construction methods for framing, water use and LEED environmental compliance..

GEOG 120 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and GIS Software

Program Requirements

Units

ARCH 135 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
ARCH 160 Environmental Architecture and Design 4
ARCH 216 Architectural Design Fundamentals II 5
ID 105 Materials and Resources 3
ID 130 Light and Color 3

TOTAL UNITS

18

Recommended Electives

Units

GEOG 120 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and GIS Software 4
MATH 60 Intermediate Algebra
839
4

Architecture Eco-Building Outreach Card.pdf download

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Architecture 145 Project

COURSE OFFERINGS

See a more detailed listing in the Architecture.pdf or go to Palomar’s main site for the latest Catalog.
See Catalog addendum at http://www.palomar.edu/catalog for updates and new program approvals.

To satisfy a prerequisite, the student must have earned a letter grade of A, B, C or CR in the prerequisite course, unless otherwise stated.