The Architectural Design Technology program includes Interior Building Architecture and Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Interior Building Architecture provides students with a background in Architectural Drafting. Students who successfully complete the suggested program will be capable of doing detail and layout work normally expected of the drafting aide or technician. The program is designed to provide transfer opportunities in the Environmental Design and/or Construction Management disciplines as well as opportunities for students to qualify for employment in a variety of positions within related industries.
The Building Information Modeling (BIM) Program provides students with a background in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Students who successfully complete the suggested program will be capable of performing pre-modeling (massing), modeling, and developing drawing documents normally expected of architects, designers, and drafting technicians. The program is designed to provide job market skills and college transfer skill opportunities within the Architectural Design disciplines and/or Construction Management as well as opportunities for students to qualify for employment in a variety of positions within the related industries. Additionally, this program offers opportunities for working professionals to take these courses for professional development to update and improve their skills in the Building Information Modeling field.
The architecture program offers students experience in architectural drafting, construction techniques, design, rendering, and energy systems as well as opportunities to develop skills necessary for employment in the professional field of architecture. Transfer programs are articulated with California State Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo, the University of California at Berkeley, and New School of Architecture and Design.
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Our Art programs offer introductory and intermediate courses in drawing, painting, digital art, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, and design. Through the study of art theory and art practice, students develop an awareness and understanding of the materials, tools, rationale, and significance of art in society. The art curriculum's critical thinking and technical skills components encourage students to utilize independent thought processes and problem solving. Our Art programs provide students with transfer and employment opportunities as well as professional and personal development.
Our Art History programs focus on the history, theory, and research of art products, architecture, and artifacts. Our programs prepare students for further study in the history of art leading to a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, and/or Ph.D. in Art History. Art Historians with advanced degrees often become college instructors, museum and gallery directors, curators, or art critics, and can work for public and private collectors.