2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Dec 03, 2021  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Architectural Engineering Technology, AAS

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PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students for jobs in building design and land development. Jobs include surveying drafter, design assistant, and field inspector. This program is offered at our Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS: An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is a major in a career-technical area that takes two years for full-time students to complete.  

TRANSFER INFORMATION: Though this program is not designed for transfer, this degree may be transferable to some four-year colleges. Students desiring to transfer should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in program and course selection.  More information can also be found at www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Produce a representative set of accurate working drawings for a residence using computer-aided design software.
  2. Produce a representative set of accurate working drawings for a commercial building using computer-aided design software.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to perform basic topography surveying operations.
  4. Perform tests on soil, concrete, and steel construction materials.
  5. Evaluate a building for code compliance.
  6. Use surveying equipment, following procedures and applying computations to ensure accurate measurements. 

Required Courses

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 63


Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete any SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal.

Courses noted as offered in Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

To determine eligibility for the Building Construction Certificate, students should meet with their faculty advisor.

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