Architectural Technology A.A.S.

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Onondaga’s Architectural Department is highly regarded in the Central New York architectural community for its ability to instill skills that employers value most.  Graduates of the Architectural Technology program are eligible for a variety of employment opportunities in the design and construction industry.

What You'll Learn

In this program, you’ll learn how to draft construction documents for residential and commercial building projects. You’ll also use software to apply overarching design ideas and concepts. 

Sisters and graduates of OCC

What It's Like

Students are encouraged to explore a variety of specialties, including  interior architecture, building design, graphics, computer drafting, construction technology, and architectural history. Extracurricular opportunities abound through the Architecture Club, which encourages educational trips and participation in Habitat for Humanity builds.  

A student and his mentor

Where You'll Go

Many graduates pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year university. Others choose to enter the workforce and obtain entry-level positions, either locally or nationally, at architect offices, engineering consulting firms, or computer drafting and mapping companies.