Architectural & Engineering Design

Architectural and Engineering Design program

The Architectural and Engineering Design program prepares students for a wide variety of positions working for architectural, mechanical, structural, machine and manufacturing companies. Throughout the course of the program students are immersed in curriculum which exposes them to a variety of software related to the design industry such as: AutoCad, Revit and Solidworks. Students in the program are able to specialize in Architectural or Mechanical Design. Students will become familiar with, and demonstrate competency in usage of drafting symbols, units of measurement, scales, notation systems, 2D and 3D layouts, layering, proper page orientation, and perform revisions on drawings or schematics. Upon completion of this program students will have developed a strong working knowledge of the software, approaches to computer aided design and graphic communication skills. Students are then positioned to become leaders in parametric modeling and building information modeling, both key components for successful careers in an industry experiencing phenomenal growth and development.

Cost Summary


Adult College Admission Fee


Annual High School Student Fee


Student Tuition and Fees
High school students are exempt from Student Tuition and Fees


Estimated Books and Materials *
While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials


Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

* 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.

Program Length
900 hours (10 months)
Main Campus
Open Enrollment, Year-Round
Classroom Availability
8am - 11am Mo Tu We Th Fr
12pm - 3pm Mo Tu We Th Fr
6pm - 9pm Mo Tu We Th
NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.
Pell Grants
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Architectural & Engineering Design program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Autodesk AutoCAD
Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk Revit
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
Placement Rates

NOTE: Placement data is represented as reported to the Council on Occupational Education in the most recent annual report.

Utah Wages
Low Median High
$15.20 $24.29 $36.23
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Architectural and Civil Drafters
High School
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the Davis Tech Admissions Application and New Student Orientation
  3. Pay the $45.00 fee to the cashier in Student Services
  4. Take the admissions assessment in the Davis Tech Assessment Center in Student Services
  5. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  6. Begin class