Architecture and Construction Career Cluster

Total Credit Hours: 60 to 64

Courses

general Courses

titleS

Credit Hours

ENGL 110

COMPOSITION I 

3

ENGL 111

COMPOSITION II

3

COMM 110

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 

3

SOCIAL SCIENCE *

*see Associate in Arts Degree Options

6

HIST 117  
or
HIST 118  

EARLY WESTERN CIVILIZATION 

or

MODERN WESTERN CIVILIZATION 

3

MATH 222

CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I

5

PHYS 120

GENERAL PHYSICS

5

LIFE SCIENCE *

*see Associate in Arts Degree Options

3 to 4

HIST 111  
or
HIST 112  

EARLY WORLD CIVILIZATIONS 

or

MODERN WORLD CIVILIZATIONS 

4

FINE ARTS *

*see Associate in Arts Degree Options

3

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *

*see Associate in Arts Degree Options

3

RECOMMENDED COURSES

TITLES

CREDIT HOURS

ARCH 110

ARCHITECTURAL ORIENTATION 

3

ARCH 131

ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION I 

4

ARCH 137

FUNDAMENTALS OF ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING 

3

ARCH 201

BASIC DESIGN STUDIO I 

3

ARCH 202

BASIC DESIGN STUDIO II

3

ARCH 203

INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE 

3

ELECTIVE COURSES

TITLES

CREDIT HOURS

ARCH 139

ARCHITECTURAL FREEHAND DRAWING II **

2

ARCH 138

ARCHITECTURAL FREEHAND DRAWING I **

2

ARCH 132

ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCTION II **

4

APPROVED ELECTIVES **

3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Architecture requirements vary by receiving institution and it is strongly recommended that you meet with your advisor and select appropriate electives based off your receiving institution. Other electives include ARCTK 255; ARCH 204; ARCH 111; and ARCH 112.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester

Courses

1st Semester

ARCH 110; ARCH 137; ARCH 138; ENGL 110; Fine Arts; Social Science

2nd Semester

ARCH 131; ARCH 139, ENGL 111; MATH 222; COMM 110

3rd Semester

ARCH 132; ARCH 201; ARCH 203; HIST 111 or HIST 112; PHYS 120

4th Semester

ARCH 202; Life Science; HIST 117 or HIST 118; Social Science; Humanities/Fine Arts

Department Contact Information

Arts and Behavioral Sciences
East Peoria Campus, Academic Building, Room 124A
(309) 694-5113