Program: Drafting: Architectural

Overview

Drafting: Architectural

The Drafting – Architecture occupational program creates an educational environment where students can achieve their individual goals by providing the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the design field of their choice by using the latest technologies and industry trends.

Career Opportunities

Start your career as a professional and/or specialist in the area below!

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Designer 
  • Revit Designer 
  • CAD Technician
  • Revit Technician
     

Degrees & Certificates

Explore the degrees and certificates offered by Drafting: Architectural Program.

REQUIRED COURSES – AS & Certificates
 

Associate in Science degree (AS), Drafting – Architectural

Plan Code: 2909 – This Associate Degree will prepare students for a design-related career and appropriate course selection may facilitate transfer to a professional degree program at a CSU/UC or private institution. 

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Establish mastery of basic knowledge and skills and apply advanced technologies relevant to entering the architectural drafting and design field at an entry or advanced level. 
  • Develop career awareness, planning, employability skills, work habits, and the foundational knowledge necessary for success in the workplace. 
  • 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, Drafting – Architectural (Core Skills)

Plan Code: 3906 – The Core Skills Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry level position as an architectural drafter or junior draftsperson in a variety of design professional settings and may serve as a foundation for specialization. 

Certificate of Achievement, Drafting – Architectural (Advanced Skills)

Plan Code: 3909 – The Advanced Skills Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an advanced position as an architectural drafter or draftsperson in a variety of design professional settings and may serve as a foundation for specialization.

Course offerings

View courses offered in different semesters to assist in academic plannings.

Course Name   Fall   Winter Spring Summer

ARCHT 61
Architectural Design

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ARCHT 62
Architectural Design

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ARCHT 65
Architectural Design

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ARCHT 66
Architectural Design

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ARCHT 71A
Architectural Design

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ARCHT 230
Building Information Modeling

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ARCHT 231
Building Information Modeling, Int. 

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ARCHT 232
Building Information Modeling, Adv. 

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ARCHT 360 M1
Basic CAD for Architecture

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ARCHT 360 M2
Architecture Design CAD

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ELECT 202
Electrical Mathematics

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FAQ

How long does it take to complete the program?

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.

Make a 30-minute appointment with an academic counselor to receive services in educational plans, transcript evaluation, and career planning.

How much does the program cost?

Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work Study information.

Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?

Schools/Program Counselor Location
Career & Technical Education Alicia Andujo LAC
Career & Technical Education Lorraine Blouin LAC
Career & Technical Education Laura Garcia LAC
Career & Technical Education Diana Ogimachi LAC
Career & Technical Education Robert Olmos PCC
Career & Technical Education Tom To PCC

Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.

HOW TO Transfer & LOOK UP COMPARABLE COURSE LISTINGS

To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).

For more information, please visit LBCC Transfer Center.

How do I receive my degree or certificate after I finish the coursework?

You will need to complete an application for your degree or certificate and submit that application to the LBCC Admissions & Records office. Visit Admissions & Records for more details.