Architectural Design Technology

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Prepare for an exciting career in architecture. At Nashville State, you will receive a hands-on learning experience that will prepare you to work in many fields including architecture, building design, and residential design and construction. This program offers both day and evening class options so you can find courses that fit your schedule.

Technical Certificate

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The Architectural Design certificate combines a foundational understanding of building materials and methods with a working knowledge of AutoCAD and BIM software to produce accurate drawings quickly and efficiently.

Length

One year

COSTS

About $3,576 total in tuition and fees.

 

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After Nashville State

After completing your certificate, you will be prepared to work as a Design Technician or an Architectural Assistant. Or, you may choose to further your education. All courses in this certificate are designed to apply toward the Architectural Design A.A.S. Degree.

 

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Campus Availability: The majority of Architectural Design courses are only offered on our White Bridge campus, however some may be available online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

Associate of Applied Science

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This program will prepare you for a career in architecture and construction by including coursework in drawing, design, history, materials and methods of construction, estimating, environmental control systems, as well as presentation.

Length

Two years

COSTS

About $9,490 total in tuition and fees.

 

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After Nashville State

The A.A.S. Accounting degree provides practical skills and hands-on experience to prepare you for the workforce. Job opportunities include Architectural Technician, Detailer, Estimator, Building Inspector, or Residential and Building Designer. Talk with Career Services to learn more.

 

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Campus Availability: The majority of Architectural Design courses are only offered on our White Bridge campus, however some may be available online. Gen ed courses are available on all campuses and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

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Get the Best Education from an Accredited Program

Our architectural design program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). Get an education certified by a nationally recognized organization. 

 

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Join the ACESA Student Organization 

Civil & Construction Engineering students are eligible for membership in the ACESA Architecture and Construction club. ACESA provides opportunities for educational advancement, career enhancement, public outreach, and community service for students in the Civil and Construction Engineering program at Nashville State. The club sponsors guest lectures, field trips, social events, and community service.  

 For more information, email Jack.Wallace@wxztzc.com. 

Credit for What You Know

You may be eligible to earn college credit based on the experience you already have. This experience could come from your job, the military, and more.

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

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Yvonne Anderson

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Rob Donaldson

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Jack Wallace

Associate Professor, Architectural Engineering Technology
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