Architectural Technology - AAS Degree

A typical day might be one or two one-hour lectures and a two-hour studio in the freshman year. In the second year some courses use three-hour studios.

TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM

First

ARCH

1184

Design Fundamentals 1*

4

ARCH

1013

Introduction to Design

3

FNAT

1303

Architectural History I

3

MATH

1034

College Algebra of Functions or Higher**

4

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

HPED

xxx1

Physical Education Elective

1

 

 

 

18

Second

ARCH

2394

Design Fundamentals 2*

4

ARCH

2014

Computer Visualization

4

GEWC

xxx3

Gen Ed Elective/Hist. of West. Civ.

3

MATH

2043

College Trigonometry or Higher**

3

PHYS

1024

General Physics I

4

 

 

 

18

Third

ARCH

3104

Design Studio 1*

4

ARCH

3014

Construction Technology 1

4

ARCH

3003

Environmental Controls 1

3

SOCI

1163

General Sociology***

3

MATH

1063

Technical Calculus I

3

 

 

 

17

Fourth

ARCH

4304

Design Studio 2*

4

ARCH

4014

Construction Technology 2

4

CIVL

4104

Structural Technology

4

ARCH

4013

Municipal Codes & Regulations

3

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

 

 

18

General Notes:

Students must complete at least one course from each of five SUNY General Education Silos.

Entry level of student into math and composition/literature sequences is a function of student’s high school preparation and mathematics and English placement examinations.

Math through technical calculus I must be completed. Students who start at a higher level in math must meet all SUNY general education and campus liberal arts and sciences course credit requirements for graduation.

Minimum of “C” is required for ARCH 1184, ARCH 2394, ARCH 3104, and ARCH 4304.

* Minimum combined GPA of 3.0 is required in Alfred State studio courses (ARCH 1184, ARCH 2394, ARCH 3104, and ARCH 4304) to guarantee admission into ARCH 5306 - Studio 3. A portfolio review is required of all continuing students not meeting this requirement.

** If not required, take LAS elective to complete degree requirements of 3 credits, otherwise take free elective.

*** May substitute HIST 1113, HIST 1143, HIST 2153, or PLSC 1043. Students planning to continue in the BS - architectural technology program should consult with their adviser regarding Gen. Ed./LAS requirements.