Architectural Technology

Architectural and Construction Pathway programs are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction, and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Architectural Technology is a program that prepares individuals to assist architects, engineers, and construction professionals in developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial projects in both the private and public sectors. Includes instruction in architectural drafting, computer-assisted drafting, construction materials and methods, environmental
systems, codes and standards, structural principles, cost estimation, planning, graphics, and presentation.

Transfer Arrangements

Architectural Technology graduates have transfer opportunities in the Construction Management program at UNC at Charlotte, the Construction Management program at East Carolina University, and the Architectural Technology and Design, the Construction Management and the Sustainable Building Systems programs at Appalachian State University.

UNC Charlotte Construction Management

ECU Construction Managmeent

Appalachian State Architectural Technology & Design

Appalachian State Construction Management

Appalachian State Sustainable Building Systems

Contact Information

Matthew Sheffield, Coordinator
169 Little Hall
(910) 246-4940
sheffieldm@sandhills.edu