Pre-Architecture - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(72 credits)

NOTE: Students must receive a final grade of C- or better in all required ARCH courses/Technical Requirements/Electives (except ARCH 1120 and ARCH 1110 as listed below) and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 72 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

As stated above, a grade of C- or better is required in all courses except ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture & ARCH 1110 Architectural Drawing which requires a B- or better.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III and either a course from Area IV or V; students do not need to take any additional course to complete General Education requirements
Area I: Communications
Composition I 34
Area II: Mathematics
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 3, 44
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab 3
4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
The following is recommended for this area:
American National Government 5,63
Area V: Humanities
The following are recommended for this area:
Western Civilization I 3,53
United States History I 3,5,63
United States History II 3,5,63
General Education Elective
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication 33
Core Requirements
ENGL 2221GWriting in the Humanities and Social Science 33
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I 33
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
ARCH 1110Architectural Drawing 74
ARCH 1114Introduction to Architectural Design3
ARCH 1120Introduction to Architecture 73
ARCH 1121Computers in Architecture3
ARCH 1122Architectural Design Studio I5
ARCH 1220Architecture World History I3
ARCH 2111Architectural Delineation I3
ARCH 2114Construction Documents3
ARCH 2115Architecture Design Studio II5
ARCH 2116Architectural Delineation3
ARCH 2220Architectural World History II3
DRFT 151Construction Principles and Print Reading3
Electives
Select 7 credits from the following: 57
Professional Development and Leadership-AIAS1-3
Any other advisor-approved ARCT course
Drawing I 33
Design I 33
Design II 33
Advisor-approved natural science elective 6
Total Credits72

(72 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 72 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

A grade of C- or better is required in all courses except ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture & ARCH 1110 Architectural Drawing which requires a B- or better. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
FALL  
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences OR Area V: Humanities 3
Select one course from either Area IV: POLS 1120G, OR Area V: HIST 1110G, HIST 1120G, or HIST 1150G,  
ARCH 1110 Architectural Drawing 4
ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture 3
DRFT 151 Construction Principles and Print Reading 3
 Credits17
Semester 2
SPRING  
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2 3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
Area II: Mathematics 3
Applications of Calculus I  
ARCH 1114 Introduction to Architectural Design 3
ARCH 1121 Computers in Architecture 3
ARCH 2111 Architectural Delineation I 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
SUMMER  
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication  
Advisor-Approved Elective - ARCH 2124 or any other advisor approved ARCH course, ARTS 1610, ARTS 1240, ARTS 1250, or any other advisor-approved course in this area. 3
 Credits6
Semester 4
FALL  
Area II: Mathematics 4
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus  
ARCH 1122 Architectural Design Studio I 5
ARCH 1220 Architecture World History I 3
ARCH 2114 Construction Documents 3
ARCH 2116 Architectural Delineation 3
 Credits18
Semester 5
SPRING  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences 4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
ARCH 2115 Architecture Design Studio II 5
ARCH 2220 Architectural World History II 3
Advisor-Approved Elective - ARCH 2124 or any other advisor approved ARCH course, ARTS 1610, ARTS 1240, ARTS 1250, or any other advisor-approved course in this area. 1
Advisor-Approved Elective - ARCH 2124 or any other advisor approved ARCH course, ARTS 1610, ARTS 1240, ARTS 1250, or any other advisor-approved course in this area. 3
 Credits16
 Total Credits72