Architectural Drafting

Architectural Drafting

Program Overview

An associate in science degree in architectural drafting can prepare you to complete a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution or prepare you for an entry-level position in the building industry.
Throughout the architectural drafting program at Allan Hancock College, all architectural and related fields are explored and various careers in architecture/drafting are examined. During your course work you will gain experience in planning and design, time management and understanding of basic components of residential structures using common materials.

Master the basic techniques of:

  • Architectural graphics
  • Two-dimensional perspectives with shades and shadows in:
    • Orthographic
    • Paraline, and
    • Mechanical
  • Three-dimensional architectural designs using various media

Learn how to utilize computer aided drafting and design in the production of architectural designs. 

Also emphasized is the process to develop a set of residential plans including plan check approval with the structural details, energy and mechanical requirements. Fire resistive materials and finishes will also be studied.

LOCATION

Industrial Technology Department, Building O
Marna Lombardi, Academic Support Specialist

Phone: 805-922-6966 ext. 3335
industrialtechnology@hancockcollege.edu

Hours

Classes are offered day and evenings Monday through Thursday, Fall, Spring & Summer
Industrial Technology Office hours are 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the office is closed summer months.

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Nicholas Griffin

Nicholas Griffin
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