2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Architectural Drafting Certificate of Achievement



Upon successful completion of the Architectural Drafting certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment as a computer-aided drafter in the filed of architecture. The student demonstrates the ability to analyze and construct documentation to develop solutions for common architectural problems. In addition, the student acquires skills leading to entry into other related trades where plan reading and preparation is required.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a general understanding of the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction industry.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding that drawings represent not only a graphic language, but also a way of technical thinking wherein designs created in someone’s mind are then transmitted via drawings to become a built structure.
  3. Understand basic design theory.
  4. Demonstrate a general understanding of the basic materials and methods of construction for single family residential dwellings.
  5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the state building code and analysis.

Minimum Units Required: 23


Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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