The Residential Building Design Technology associate degree program prepares students to fill a demand in the residential building design industry for highly skilled design technicians. This program differentiates from the existing architectural drafting program by providing a more specialized education that focuses solely on residential architecture. Design technicians will study design topics including history, presentation techniques and design theory, as well as an introduction to the design of structures and systems. Students will also acquire proficiencies in working with presentation software, which is a job requirement for more entry-level positions in this field.
What skills do students learn in this program?
Students in the Residential Building Design Technology associate degree program learn how to design and complete construction documents for residential buildings.
What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:
- are good with math
- are creative problem solvers
- can be flexible and resilient
What types of jobs are available to graduates of this program?
Positions working for residential building designers and architects using software to create three-dimensional models and construction documentation.
THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING DESIGN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OPENED FOR STUDENTS EFFECTIVE FALL SEMESTER 2021. Classes are offered 100% online.