Architectural Design

Certificate of Proficiency

This program is designed to provide the student with advanced skills necessary to perform as an entry-level technical designer/drafter and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) operator in the field of Architectural Design.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Demonstrate sufficient skills to perform entry level work as technical designer/drafter and/or CAD operator.
  2. Understand and apply basic drafting techniques and methods as required in the workplace.
  3. Create a full working set of architectural plans for a multi-level or custom residence.
  4. Demonstrate and apply an understanding of art and two-dimensional design as it applies to architectural drawings.


Advisor Office Phone
Newman, Grant Engineering 104 360.475.7393
Raty, Ron Business 211 360.475.7389
Sanchez, Peter Business 207 360.475.6552

Course List

Required Courses Credits
ART& 100 Art Appreciation 5
ART 110 Design I 5
CIS 150 Survey of Computing 4
ENGL& 101 English Composition I* 5
OLRM 220 Human Relations in the Workplace 3
TEC-D 107 Technical Drawing* 4
TEC-D 116 Computational Techniques/Technicians 4
TEC-D 121 Plane Surveying* 4
TEC-D 127 Residential Architectural Drawing* 4
TEC-D 128 Adv Residential Architectural Drawing* 4
TEC-D 200 Computer-Aided Design I* 4
TEC-D 217 Computer-Aided Design II* 4
TEC-D 231 Introduction to Civil Drafting* 4
Total Credits Required 54

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2013-2014 Olympic College Catalog, Gainful Employment 11/10/11