The AS.ADCT degree is not specific to any one area of employment within the building design and construction industry. The programs technical course content meets the State of Florida’s criteria for becoming a licensed contractor at any one of three different levels.

Work experience at the license level sought is also required before a student can sit for the State Contractors licensing examination. Graduates have also been employed as CAD technicians in architectural and engineering firms, as material testing technicians, as team members in land surveying companies, or as inspectors for local, County and State government.

AS.ADCT Technical Course Content and Sequence

The recommended sequence of courses is listed below. The scheduling of classes allows a new student to enroll in either the Fall or Spring term and to complete their AS level degree within two years.

Year I

First Semester

  • BCN 1210 Construction Materials and Processes - 3 cr.
  • BCN 1250 Introduction to Graphic Technology - 3 cr.
  • BCN 2272 Blueprint Reading - 3 cr.
  • TAR 2053 Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Drafting - 3 cr.
  • Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.
Second Semester
  • ARC 2461 Materials and Methods I - 3 cr.
  • ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
  • BCN 2291C Construction Materials Testing I - 3 cr.
  • TAR 1120 Architectural Drawing I - 3 cr.
  • TAR 2054 Intermediate Computer Aided Design and Drafting - 3 cr.
Third Semester
  • CGS 1107 Introduction to Computers - 1 cr.
  • SPC 1006 Speech Improvement - 1 cr.
  • Elective - 1 cr.
  • Natural Science General Education or
  • Social Science General Education or
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
  • Social Science General Education - 3 cr.
Year II

First Semester

  • SUR 2000C Surveying I - 3 cr.
  • BCT 2770C Construction Estimating - 3 cr.
  • TAR 1122C Architectural Drawing II - 3 cr.
  • TAR 2055 Advanced Computer Aided Design and Drafting - 3 cr.
Second Semester
  • *ARC 2304 Architectural Design IV - 5 cr.
  • ARC 2501 Architectural Structures I - 4 cr.
  • BCN 2939C Construction Capstone - 3 cr.
  • Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
*May require additional coursework.

Total 66 Credit Hrs.

Program taught in:
  • English

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