Associate of Applied Science in Architecture / Construction Technology

Henry Ford College

Program Description

Associate of Applied Science in Architecture / Construction Technology

Henry Ford College

Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you interested in the built environment?

If so, you may be a great fit for the Architecture/Construction (ACT) program at HFC. Our program is designed to provide you with a foundation in the principles and practice of building construction. By the time you finish, you will have an excellent platform to pursue careers in Architecture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering and more.

In the ACT program you won't just sit in classrooms; you will engage in real-world projects in the labs and in the community. Our curriculum is unique among other similar college programs in that it is project-based, allowing you to gain an understanding of building construction through practical, “hands-on” activities. You will explore all facets of residential and commercial design and construction while working with state-of-the-art, industry-standard software, construction materials and techniques.

Enroll now in the ACT program for a rewarding foundation into the practice and applications of architecture and construction.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate employable skills (attendance, written communication, verbal communication, teamwork) in the fields of architecture and/or construction.
  • Demonstrate the professional practice of architecture and construction.
  • Prepare a series of commercial construction documents utilizing current industry software and accepted architectural standards and techniques.
  • Prepare a series of residential construction documents utilizing current industry software and accepted architectural standards and techniques.
  • Develop a series of design presentation drawings utilizing traditional and computerized techniques.
  • Select the appropriate construction materials and systems in residential and commercial projects.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sustainable materials and energy efficient systems in residential and commercial projects.
  • Apply basic construction methods and procedures as they relate to a residential construction project.

Degree-Specific Requirements

All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.

General Education Requirements

The following courses are required in this program and satisfy HFC’s General Education Outcomes for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 7, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Start date
Sept. 2018
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2 years
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USA - Detroit, Michigan
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