CURRICULAR GUIDE

Arch Tech, Residential Design
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0758  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

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 Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

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.  See the General Education Core Requirements section for
information on how to fulfill these requirements.

Contact the Construction and Maintenance Technologies Department, Gannon
Vocational-Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 29 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARCH 100    Intro to Architecture Drawing (See Note 1)                       3
ARCH 101    Residential Detailing                                            4
ARCH 102    Residential Drawing                                              4
ARCH 121    Visual Communication I                                           3
ARCH 128    Residential Design                                               2
ARCH 271    Structural Theory                                                4
BLDT 281    MI Residential/Building Codes                                    3
LAND 132    Residential Landscaping                                          2
MATH 121    College Algebra I                                                4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 41-47 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 the General Education Core
            Requirement section on how to fulfill this mathematics
            requirement.  Course work may be needed.)

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 3)                     1-4 Credits

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   70

1.    If students have more than a year of high school drafting or equivalent
      work experience, see an advisor in the Construction and Maintenance
      Technologies Department to see if ARCH 100 can be waived.
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
3.    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 100          ARCH 101          ARCH 128          ARCH 102
Lim.Ch.           ARCH 121          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.

LAND 132