CURRICULAR GUIDE

Arch Tech, Residential Design
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0758  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

This degree option will provide architectural students with the opportunity to
study all aspects of single and multi-family residential design and
construction.  Areas of required study include residential design theory,
preparation of residential working drawings, construction techniques,
construction materials, residential landscaping, residential interiors,
computer graphics, presentation techniques, structural design, and
architectural history.  Students will have the opportunity to take a cross-
disciplinary array of technology courses, preparing for work in all segments
of the residential design/build markets.  Not all courses in this program
transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an
academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  For information on how to fulfill all general education
requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Architectural Studies Center, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center,
Room 4600, telephone number (517) 483-1327.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 26 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARCH 101    Architectural Drafting I                                         4
ARCH 102    Architectural Drafting II                                        4
ARCH 121    Visual Communication I                                           3
ARCH 128    Residential Planning                                             2
ARCH 271    Structural Theory                                                4
BLDT 281    International Building Code                                      3
LAND 132    Residential Landscaping                                          2
MATH 121    College Algebra I                                                4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 44-47 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                            12 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                3
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See Note 1)

CHOICE 2:   Computer Graphics                                      7-8 Credits
ARCH 221    Architectural DataCAD I                                          4
ARCH 222    Architectural DataCAD II                                         4
ARCH 225    Arch DataCAD Independent Study                                 1-4
ARCH 231    Architectural AutoCAD I                                          4
ARCH 232    Architectural AutoCAD II                                         4
ARCH 235    Arch AutoCAD Independent Study                                 1-4
ARCH 237    Arch Computer Rendering                                          3

CHOICE 3:   Building Trades                                        7-8 Credits
BLDT 100    Introduction to Construction                                     3
BLDT 121    Residential Framing                                              4
BLDT 277    Construction Cost Estimating                                     4

CHOICE 4:   Materials Structures and Systems                       7-8 Credits
ARCH 273    Environmental Systems                                            4
ARCH 276    Alternative Structures                                           3
ARCH 278    Building Science                                                 4
ARCH 283    Materials of Construction                                        4

CHOICE 5:   History                                                  3 Credits
ARCH 142    Architectural History II                                         3
ARCH 146    Preser/Adaptive Reuse Architec                                   3

CHOICE 6:   Interior Design                                          4 Credits
INTR 151    Computer-Aided Kitchen Design                                    4
INTR 190    Interior/Materials/Equipment                                     4

CHOICE 7:   Architectural Related (See Note 2)                       4 Credits

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   70

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
2.    Allows completion of courses which relate to specific career preparation
      for the field of residential design and have not been applied in any of
      the above categories.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
ARCH 121          ARCH 101          ARCH 102          LAND 132
ARCH 128          BLDT 281          ARCH 271          Lim.Ch.
MATH 121          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
                  Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.