Oct 02, 2023  
2014-2015 Catalog-EXPIRED 

Architectural Technology, A.A.A.S (Ferris State University-Facility Management)

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Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences

This program is designed for students tocomplete an A.A.A.S. in Architectual Technology and be prepared to transfer to the Facilities Management Program at Ferris State University.  This program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations for architectural and related construction projects. Includes instruction in basic construction, building specification and codes, architectural rendering, computer-aided drafting (CAD), architectural blueprint interpretation and documentation, basic layout for mechanical, electrical and plumbing, and an understanding of building materials. In order to give its students the most up-to-date training available and to maximize their employment opportunities, the College has incorporated into the Architectural Technology program current technology. This includes training in computer aided design (CAD) and in building information modeling (BIM). These techniques allow technicians to utilize powerful computers to make their work faster, easier and more accurate.

University/College Admissions Requirements:

To be admitted to the Facility Management program at Ferris State Univeristy, students must have completed an Associate degree in Architectural Technology from Grand Rapids Community College with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) in major coursework and a minimum GPA of 2.5 in all coursework in the AAAS curriculum. It is recommended that students submit applications by January 15th prior to fall entry. Official transcripts from all accredited colleges/universities must be submitted with the Ferris application.

General Education Courses

Total Credits: 64

Transfer Note:

It is recommended that potential applicants meet with an advisor to review the program and course schedule and have any questions answered prior to completing an application. Contact the College of Engineering Technology advisor at Ferris State University if there are questions on specific transfer requirements. Once admitted, students must continue to meet with an advisor as they work toward graduation.

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