Architectural Technologies is for the person who wants to:
- be involved in the development of buildings that can be experienced by thousands of people.
- work alongside architects, engineers, contractors, product manufacturers.
- use their knowledge and skills to develop the documents for projects within the AEC (Architectural, Engineering, and Construction) industry.
- dedicate their energy and skills, sometimes over long hours, to complete a project and be part of the creation of a building that people will live in, work in, and appreciate for many years.
The Architectural Technologies Program is designed to develop the proper manual and computer skills and knowledge required for satisfactory entrance into the field of architectural drafting and detailing.
Graduates are employed by architects; structural, mechanical and electrical engineers; contractors, subcontractors and building equipment and material suppliers. Students visit a construction site to observe actual construction practices and architectural offices to experience their future work environment.
This program is offered on the DMACC Ankeny Campus with select classes offered on our other campuses. You may receive a Diploma and/or an Associates degree.