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Architectural Design Concentration - Level I (Non-Credit)
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Career Outlook Architectural Design Concentration - Level I (Non-Credit)

Certificate of Completion
#37313

This multi-level certificate program prepares students to enter the field of architecture and related areas. The student is provided with an option of direct employment in the field or preparation for transfer to the professional school of architecture. The Level 1 certificate provides a broad overview of the fundamental skills essential to the field, suitable for entry-level employment as an office assistant. 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be prepared to enter into apprenticeship programs.
  • Students will be employed or actively seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Architectural and Civil Drafters

      Architectural and Civil Drafters

      SOC Career Code: 17-3011.00

      Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $47.86

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $61,622.66
      Annual Job Openings
      1,501

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Mechanical Drafters

      Mechanical Drafters

      SOC Career Code: 17-3013.00

      Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $61.00

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $60,367.07
      Annual Job Openings
      485

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Architectural Design Concentration - Level I (Non-Credit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #37313

    This multi-level certificate program prepares students to enter the field of architecture and related areas. The student is provided with an option of direct employment in the field or preparation for transfer to the professional school of architecture. The Level 1 certificate provides a broad overview of the fundamental skills essential to the field, suitable for entry-level employment as an office assistant. 

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will be prepared to enter into apprenticeship programs.
    • Students will be employed or actively seeking employment in the field or a related field.
    • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC AR101
    Design 1 - Elements of Design
    VOC AR102
    Design 2 - Architectural Design
    VOC AR121
    CADD and Digital Design Media - Level 1
    VOC AR122
    Architectural Presentations

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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

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Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220