Program of Study

Coursework involves CAD computer applications, construction materials and methods, sustainable/green design and construction, zoning and building codes, residential and commercial construction documents, site planning, structures for architecture, environmental systems, architectural presentations and portfolio design and architectural history.


Careers Available

Architectural or engineering technician, construction supervision and management, building materials sales, residential designer, building inspector, zoning officer and real estate development.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Arts, math and communication related courses are recommended.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Good analytical, problem solving, and time management skills, inquisitive, creative, and good research skills. Ability to work individually and as a member of a team, good communication skills:
written and verbal. Good sketching and computer skills.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Architectural Technology Associate in Applied Science Day A40100
Architectural Technology-
3D Scanning & Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Certificate NEW Day C40100TD
Architectural Technology-Sustainable Design Certificate Day C40100SD

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Architectural Technology Program, contact Todd Shoaf, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3311 or mshoaf@forsythtech.edu.