Architecture


Degree Option in Construction Technology

Degree: Associate of Applied Science


The Architectural / Design Construction Technology Program deals with the design and construction of homes, schools, commercial, industrial, and public buildings and community projects. It is also concerned with he upkeep, repair, modification, renovation, restoration and modernization of existing buildings.

Graduates work as technical management personnel for architects, engineers, design-builders, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, fabricators, technical construction material sales companies, or the government. Many will have their own businesses practicing as licensed home builders, contractors, or remodelers.

Graduates will have the knowledge to produce drawings required to build the structure and to supervise and inspect the actual construction of residential and commercial buildings. After completion of the associate of applied science degree program, the graduate can also attend a four-year institution to attain a bachelor's degree in related fields.

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT INFORMATION:

Academic Year 

08-09

09-10

10-11

11-12

12-13

Graduation Rate  

6

14

10

10

12

Program GPA

3.42

3.27

3.22

3.39

3.54

Average Technology Programs GPA

3.38

3.30

3.38

3.38

3.41


Average Starting Salary: $39,280 (LA Department of Labor, 2012).

The program can be completed in 24 months (as listed in the college catalog).

Placement Rate: For the latest available employment reports go to: http://www.dcc.edu/departments/ir/employmentreports/