Architectural and Structural Technology Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Architectural and Structural Technology)

Credits required 66/70

Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs Anthony Ucci

Program contact Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Technology, ext. 2746

Program Goals Statement

This option prepares students to work as technicians for engineering consulting firms, structural engineers, architects, bridge inspectors, contractors and structural manufacturing companies.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

Program Information

Students learn in modern laboratories on the latest computers and software and are taught by faculty with many years of professional experience. Students receive many hours of hands-on experience as well as exposure to background theory.

Students who haven’t taken basic math courses in high school may complete math prerequisites at BCC.

After BCC

Graduates work as home building contractors, design construction technicians, structural computer-aided designers, and industrial and commercial building fabricators.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs Web site at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Oral Communication

Degree Requirements

General Courses

ARC 201Introduction to American Architecture

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

Electives Courses – Choose one Global Awareness elective

ART 105Survey of Art History I: Ancient through Renaissance Art

3 credits

ART 106Survey of Art History II: Modern Art

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Core Courses

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

CAD 122Architectural Drawing

3 credits

EGR 124Soils and Foundations

3 credits

EGR 125Construction Estimating

3 credits

EGR 221Surveying

4 credits

EGR 222Surveying II

4 credits

EGR 251Statics

3 credits

EGR 254Mechanics of Materials and Structures

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:27

Choose one of the following

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Core Electives

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-8

First Technical elective: (Choose from EGR only)

Second elective: (Choose from CAD, CED, EGR, CHM 113, GIS, and MTH 214)

Math and Science Courses

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

MTH 142Technical Mathematics II

4 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

PHY 102Technical Physics II

4 credits

MTH 171Precalculus - Functions

3 credits

MTH 173Trigonometry

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14-16

For students with adequate mathematic preparedness and interested in transfer, MTH 171 and MTH 173 may be substituted for MTH 141 and MTH 142

Suggested Technical Electives

Computer-Aided Design

CAD 1253D Architecture, Building, and Landscape Design

3 credits

Or

CAD 128Civil Drafting and Design

3 credits

Suggested Technical Electives

Cooperative Education

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

CED 220Cooperative Work Experience II

3 credits

Suggested Technical Electives

Green Building

EGR 123Green Building Practices

4 credits

with

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

Suggested Technical Electives

Transfer

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

Or

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

with

MTH 171Precalculus - Functions

3 credits

And

MTH 173Trigonometry

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

And

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

Or

MTH 173Trigonometry

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 124Soils and Foundations

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 142Technical Mathematics II

4 credits

MTH 171Precalculus - Functions

3 credits

And

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Or

Technical Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Summer

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

EGR 221Surveying

4 credits

EGR 251Statics

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

And

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Or

Technical Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

ARC 201Introduction to American Architecture

3 credits

CAD 122Architectural Drawing

3 credits

EGR 222Surveying II

4 credits

EGR 224Elements of Structural Design

3 credits

And

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Or

Technical Elective

3 credits

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