Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology
I think the strength of Baker faculty is that they are in the work force…. They are able to bring stories and experience to the classroom to really enrich it. It’s real.– Katharine Parker Baker student
The Architectural Technology program prepares you for an entry-level position in the architectural and construction industry.
In this program, you will:
- Systematically apply skills in the areas of building design implementation, computer-aided design, and structure
- Advance your education in the professional field of architectural practice
- Develop basic architectural knowledge and skills to prepare you for employment with architects, engineers, contractors, building manufacturers, real estate developers, and various government agencies
- The average annual wage for Architectural Drafters is $45,280. For Architects, the average annual wage is $73,650.
- Employment of Architectural Drafters is expected to grow by 6 percent through 2016, which is slower than average.
- As Architectural Technologists gain experience, they take on more responsibility and can advance into a variety of positions in the building industry, including project management, materials estimating and sales, construction supervision, building inspection, or related fields.