Pre-Architecture - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(30 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required ARCH courses (except ARCH 1110 Architectural Drawing and ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture as indicated below) and Technical Requirements 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 certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 30 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 1110 Architectural Drawing and ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture which require a B- or better. 

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 14
Composition I4
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 23
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science3
Area II: Mathematics3
College Algebra3
Technical Requirements
ARCH 1110Architectural Drawing 14
ARCH 1114Introduction to Architectural Design3
ARCH 1120Introduction to Architecture 13
ARCH 2124Professional Development and Leadership-AIAS1
ARCH 2994Portfolio Design in Architecture3
DRFT 151Construction Principles and Print Reading3
ARCH 1121Computers in Architecture3
or ARCH 2114 Construction Documents
Total Credits30

(30 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.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required ARCH courses (except ARCH 1110 Architectural Drawing and ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture as indicated below) and Technical Requirements, 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 certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 30 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 1110 Architectural Drawing and ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture which require a B- or better.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
ARCH 1110 Architectural Drawing 4
ARCH 1120 Introduction to Architecture 3
ARCH 2124 Professional Development and Leadership-AIAS 1
DRFT 151 Construction Principles and Print Reading 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 2 3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Science  
Area II: Mathematics 3
College Algebra  
ARCH 1114 Introduction to Architectural Design 3
ARCH 1121
Computers in Architecture
or Construction Documents
3
ARCH 2994 Portfolio Design in Architecture 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits30