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Architecture and Interior Design - Architectural Illustration (certificate)

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Official Title of Certificate: Architecture and Interior Design - Architectural Illustration, Certificate

The Maryland Higher Education Commission records the title of this certificate as Architectural Illustration, Certificate.

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 28

About the Architecture and Interior Design Department 

Purpose: Teaches presentation techniques used in professional architectural rendering. Emphasizes the artistic side of architecture with an emphasis on various drawing techniques.

Range of Occupations

  • Architectural draftsman
  • Architectural renderer
  • Illustrator

Special Conditions

Financial Aid: This program has not been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for eligibility for federal student aid. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid by calling 410-777-2203, emailing finaid@aacc.edu or stopping by a Financial Aid office.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 101  or ENG 101A . Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements .

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply a wide variety of techniques associated with delineating architectural design including the use of appropriate tools and technology.
  • Apply common symbols, materials, scales, and terminology used in architectural design and illustration.
  • Create architectural designs and models using a variety of techniques and technologies.
  • Deliver written and oral presentations that explain and justify architectural plans or models to a professional audience.
  • Apply construction technology concepts to the development of architectural plans and models.
  • Describe environmental and regulatory factors affecting building design.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

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