Architectural Technology

Program Number: 10-607-5
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is eligible for financial aid

About the Program

Moraine Park's Architectural Technology Associate of Applied Science program provides the knowledge and experience in planning and design that are needed in the construction industry today.

What You'll Learn

Serve as a team support member to architects, engineers, surveyors, and mechanical contractors to help plan and design the construction of buildings, highways, bridges, utilities and other major infrastructure projects. Students apply computer-aided design (BIM/CAD) skills to architectural, structural and related designs. Graduates may find employment with architectural firms, civil/structural/mechanical engineering firms, general and mechanical contractors, surveyors, municipalities and public utilities.

Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Prepare presentation drawings.
  • Prepare structural design plans.
  • Apply basic survey principles.
  • Design site plans.
  • Design architectural plans.
  • Design mechanical systems for a commercial building.
  • Calculate the forces in a wood and steel truss and the stress and strain in structural members.
  • Determine the cost of labor and materials for a commercial building.
  • Determine the load bearing capacity of soils.
Career Opportunities
  • Architectural Designer
  • Architectural Technician
  • Design BIM/CAD Technician
  • Construction Estimator
  • Construction Inspector
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Surveyor
  • Engineering Technician
  • Public Utility Technician
Admission Process

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    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    Semester 1
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    607-116Architectural Drafting for Civil Engineering4
    801-136English Composition 13
    804-195College Algebra With Applications3
    890-101College 1012
    Total 16
    Semester 2
    607-110Civil Drafting Fundamentals4
    607-135Construction Surveying3
    607-176AutoCAD I3
    801-196Oral and Interpersonal Communication3
    804-196Trigonometry with Applications3
    Total 16
    Semester 3
    607-114Structural Drafting4
    607-122Mechanical Construction3
    607-131Structural Analysis 13
    607-140Soils and Foundations3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total 16
    Semester 4
    607-124Construction Estimating2
    607-132Structural Analysis 23
    607-137Site Development3
    607-151Technical Problems4
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total 15
    Required Elective Credits3
    Total Credits66