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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SPOTLIGHT

Brent Jordan

Brent Jordan
Fire Academy Student

"I chose the fire technology program at Allan Hancock because of what it can provide for me. It's giving me a step above the other academies and throughout the state. Graduates of this academy have gone on to be the chiefs and the captains that are going to be hiring us, so when we go in for interviews by being able to say that we graduated at this academy they know what we've experienced. Allan Hancock College has provided me with the physical and mental capabilities through the classroom training we do each day and the physical training we do each morning. This academy pushes you to your boundaries and then you begin to work on those weaknesses; your weaknesses then become your strengths so you're actually growing as a person. Allan Hancock has made a difference in my life it's really taught me who I am and where I want to be."
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