Architecture | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Architecture

Analyze the role of architecture in the building construction industry while developing an understanding of the design process and the relationship between the architect, engineer and contractor. As an architecture major you’ll learn the fundamentals of design, manual and computer-aided drafting, building construction and mechanical equipment and the basic engineering of structures as you gain marketable knowledge through classroom, lab and field experiences.

Work in many architecture areas
(may include, but not limited to):

  • architectural and engineering offices
  • construction estimating
  • general contracting
  • drafting
  • building supply firms
  • public agencies
  • technical sales

Prepare for a career as a/an
(may include, but not limited to):

  • architectural technician
  • CAD manager
  • designer/draftsman
  • engineering technician
  • estimator
  • field technician
  • quality control technician

Your pathway to a degree

You can start with a architectural drafting certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in civil engineering technology – architectural major:

Certificates

Associate degree

  • Associate of applied science in civil engineering technology

Accreditation

The mechanical engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET); www.abet.org

Student Outcomes

Program scholarships

  • Engineering Memorial scholarship
  • Choose Ohio First scholarship

Gainful employment disclosure

Stark State graduates have worked for the following companies 

  • Accurate Technologies – Surveying Technician
  • Allside – Engineering Estimator
  • ATC Associates – Construction Inspection Technician
  • B&W Construction – Civil Engineer Scheduler
  • Beaver Excavating – Project Technician
  • David Bodo & Associates – CAD Draftsman
  • Meridian Construction – Foreman
  • Portage County Engineers – Civil Engineer
  • St. Clair Pavlis – Carpenter Supervisor
  • Structural Architects – CAD Draftsman
  • Thorson Baker and Associates – CAD Architect
  • Wayne Homes – Architectural Drafter
  • RG Smith – Steel Estimator
  • Todd Michael Builders – Foreman
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