Program: Architectural Design

Overview

Architectural Design

The Architectural Design program at Long Beach City College creates an educational environment where students can achieve their individual goals by providing the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully transfer to a bachelor program in Architecture or a related field. The program provides students with instruction in the latest technologies, industry standards, and significant industry trends. 

Career Opportunities

This field of concentration is designed to provide foundation knowledge of the practice of architecture with the option of maximizing the number of lower-division transfer units. 

The Associate Degree will prepare students for a design-related career, and appropriate course selection will facilitate transfer to a professional degree program.

The Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in a variety of design profession settings and will serve as a foundation for specialization. 

Associate in Science (AS), Architectural Design

This field of concentration is designed to provide foundational knowledge of the practice of architecture with the option of maximizing the number of lower division transfer units. This Associate Degree will prepare students for a design-related career, and appropriate course selection will facilitate transfer to a professional degree program. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Be aware of program transfer requirements and prepared for successful transfer to a university level architectural and/or other environmental design degree program. 
  • Acquire the professional attitude and desire for life-long learning and stay current with advanced technologies. 
  • Possess the necessary technical knowledge and communication skills to identify, articulate and solve problems pertaining to the built environment and perform tasks required within the architecture and/or environmental design professions. 

Certificate of Achievement, Architectural Design

This Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in a variety of design profession settings and will serve as a foundation for specialization.