Architectural Drawing and Design (8437/36 weeks)
|Suggested Grade Levels:||10–12|
|Prerequisites:||Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (8439/36 weeks) or Technical Drawing and Design (8434/18 weeks) or Technical Drawing and Design (8435/36 weeks)|
Students learn the principles of architecture and increase understanding of working drawings and construction techniques learned in the prerequisite course. Experiences include residential and commercial building designs, rendering, model development, and structural details. Students use computer-aided drawing and design (CADD) equipment and established standards or codes to prepare models for presentation. The course is especially beneficial to future architects, interior designers, or home builders.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Architecture and Construction
- Maintenance and Operations
- Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
- Audio and Video Technology and Film
- Performing Arts
- Visual Arts
- Architectural Apprentice Drafter Examination
- Architectural Certified Drafter Examination
- Architectural Drafting Assessment
- Architectural Drafting Examination
- AutoCAD Certification Tests
- Autodesk Certified Professional Examinations
- Autodesk Certified User Examinations
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.