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Architectural Drafting and Design Pathway

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Architectural Drafting and Design Pathway

The Architectural Drafting and Design Pathway explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with developing, engineering, and designing building structures and facilities. This Pathway may also include exploration into collecting and interpreting geographic information, researching and preparing maps, and interior design.

What You Can Learn:

  • Design history

  • Drafting

  • Techniques

  • Tools for drawings, renderings, and scaled models

  • Industry software

What You Can Gain:

  • Autodesk Certified User in AutoCAD

  • Autodesk Certified User in Autodesk Revit Architecture 

  • Amarillo College Articulated and/or Dual Credit

What You Can Become:
(with additional education and training)

  • Architect

  • Geographic Information Analysts

  • Surveyors

  • Drafter

  • Construction Manager

What You Can Take: 

  • Principles of Architecture*

  • Architectural Design I*

  • Architectural Design II

  • Practicum in Architectural Design

*denotes courses that begin at home campus

View the Architectural Drafting and Design Program of Study Guide (PDF opens in a new window).

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