Why Choose Architecture at PPCC?

PPCC prepares its Architecture students with the skills, technical competence, and know-how needed to find rewarding work. Architecture graduates have a reputation of being professional, efficient and skilled workers, who are sought after in today's workforce.

What will I study?

This program prepares students to be technical assistants in architectural and engineering firms or careers assisting contractors, manufacturers, and other professionals connected with the building industry.

All students should schedule appointments with Architecture program advisors before enrolling in class.

Example Classes I Might Take

Covers an investigation of light frame construction techniques and the production of residential construction drawings. The course covers residential construction materials, components and systems related to wood frame structures. Students produce a professional set of construction drawings of a residential structure.
Print reading, construction assemblies, terminology, isometric drawings, orthographic projections, and oblique sketching.
Interpret construction prints and the related documents produced by the residential or commercial architect and used in the construction industry.

Career Options

AAS degree graduates in Architecture may find rewarding careers with companies and organizations providing architectural engineering services. Some job opportunities may include:

  • Architectural Assistant
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Urban or City Planner
  • Cost or Construction Job Estimator
  • Architectural Specification Writer
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