Architectural Design & Construction Technology – Construction Technology Option

Associate in Science

The Architectural Design and Construction Technology Associates degree program prepares you for employment in the field as architectural drafters for residential and light commercial structures, while the construction aspect covers construction management and an overall general knowledge of construction. Graduates often work for architectural firms, engineering firms and contract firms. Students will gain technical knowledge in technical drawing, engineering graphics, building construction materials and methods, print reading, and construction estimating. Student use industry professional software such as AutoCAD. To be successful in this career, you should be interested in working in an office environment involving some field work, as well as enjoy residential design, commercial construction, and the generation of technical documentation.

Program Details

  • 60 Credits
  • 2-Year program

Class Options

Related Certificates

  • No available certificates for this program.

Career Outlook*

Demand for the Construction specialization varies by region and the needs of local industry. Earnings for construction personnel with an associate degree vary by specialty and level of responsibility. Individuals working for local governments can expect to earn around $46,040. Those working for state government earn approximately $43,680 and those working for architectural, engineering, construction and related services can expect to earn around $46,850.*

Average or Median Salary


*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.