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Architectural Drafting and Design - Associate of Applied Science Degree

60 Credits
AAS 3496
Degree Description

This program prepares students for application of basic technical skills in support of Architects engaged in designing/developing commercial buildings.

A laptop is required for this program. Please consult faculty before purchase.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (16 Courses)

You must complete all of the following courses:
BDET1100 Introduction to Building Design and Energy Technology (1 Credit)
BDET1110 Studio I (4 Credits)
BDET1120 Estimating Concepts (2 Credits)
BDET1130 Materials and Methods (3 Credits)
BDET1150 AutoCAD (2 Credits)
BDET1210 Studio II (4 Credits)
BDET1230 Materials and Methods II (3 Credits)
BDET1240 Construction Documents (2 Credits)
BDET1250 Revit (2 Credits)
BDET1260 Special Topics in Environmental Design (1 Credit)
BDET2110 Studio III (4 Credits)
BDET2120 Statics and Strengths of Materials (3 Credits)
BDET2140 Building Codes (2 Credits)
BDET2150 Revit II (3 Credits)
BDET2210 Studio IV (6 Credits)
BDET1320 Internship (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts & Sciences (3 Courses)

To complete an AAS degree, students must complete 15 MnTC credits from 3 of the 10 MnTC goal areas. The following courses are required:
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)
MATH120 College Algebra (4 Credits)
MATH125 Trigonometry (3 Credits)

Liberal Arts and Sciences - Electives (4 Credits)

Select an additional 4 credits from MnTC goals 2,3,5,6,7,8,9 or 10.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.