Architecture/Environmental Design programs have a common objective, to help students be prepared to understand issues related to the betterment of the human physical environment. This is accomplished by interrelated course offerings in architecture, construction management, landscape design, drafting/CAD, and building inspection technology. These courses and programs endeavor to give the student a technical background, a set of social values, and a range of occupational skills, which result in creative expression.
The various curricula in architecture/ environmental design are intended to be as flexible as possible to best serve student needs. These programs have a common core of courses which provides undecided students an opportunity to change disciplines within the architecture/environmental design group without backtracking and starting over. It also offers students valuable insights into other related disciplines and occupations.
Transfer programs include courses that are designed to meet the requirements of selected universities. All students should meet with their Faculty Advisor each semester to develop and update their Student Education Plan (SEP) for course sequencing and for matching course requirements for transfer institutions.
Occupational programs include courses that are designed to meet the current technological requirement of the design/construction workplace. Students in occupational programs should meet with their Faculty Advisor each semester to develop and update their Student Education Plan. These programs are designed to prepare students for employment upon graduation. For more information please call (760) 773-2571.