Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program
NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.
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Students in the Architectural and Engineering Design program will select their emphasis of study – Architectural Design or Engineering Design. Then they will be immersed in curriculum that exposes them to state of industry software, such as: AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp and/or SOLIDWORKS. Throughout the program students will become familiar with, and demonstrate competency in the usage of drafting symbols, units of measure, scale, notation systems, 2D and 3D layouts, proper drawing sheet orientation, and redlining for drawing revision. This program prepares students for a wide variety of drafting and design positions. Upon completion students will have developed a strong working knowledge of graphic communication skills, computer aided design, and other relevant technical skills. Students are then positioned to become leaders in parametric modeling and/or building information modeling (BIM), both key components for successful careers in the industries experiencing phenomenal growth and development.
This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:
ADULT STUDENTS: Have a high school diploma or equivalent
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Must be at least 16 years of age AND be in 11th or 12th grade
Students should complete at least 50% of the total program course requirements while enrolled at the college. Exceptions may be reviewed and approved by the Director of Student Services
Complete program placement assessments (next tab).
Placement Assessment Requirements
Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be provided to the Assessment Center. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases.
The following tests are required for this program:
Operating Systems and Email (ITEC) The ITEC exam measures the applicant’s familiarity in navigating a desktop – openings programs, accessing files and folders, recognizing common internet browsers, and taking screenshots. It also evaluates an applicant’s familiarity with emails and the recognition of icons associated with email functions, such as email attachments.
High School student applicants must submit transcripts for ALL PROGRAMS. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 and successful completion of Math 2 (B or higher) and English 2 (B or higher) is required to waive testing for high school students. Some programs have higher GPA requirements. Student’s must have the minimum required grade for two quarters or one semester in the same school year.
Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college
Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
CAD Architectural Design 1
CAD Architectural Design 2
CAD Architectural Design 3
CAD Mechanical Design 1
CAD Mechanical Design 2
CAD Mechanical Design 3
The following academic agreements are available to students in the this program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.
Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.
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