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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

$45 Adult college admission fee
$40 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$2,319 Student tuition and fees **
$1,190 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

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Architectural and Engineering Design

Classroom Hours

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8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

6pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

6pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

6pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

6pm – 9pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).
  • Complete program placement assessments as noted below.

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 300
Alternate Documentation
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 250 - 300
Alternate Documentation
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Available Licensing/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

Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Architectural and Engineering Design 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.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

  • Weber State University
  • Utah State University
  • Southern Utah University
  • Utah Valley University
  • Ensign Business College
  • Salt Lake Community College
  • Dixie State University

Program Faculty

*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.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps


Complete college application and pay fee


Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —


Meet with Student Services for program instructions


Complete Orientation or Program Packet


Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)


Pay tuition and fees


Purchase textbooks and materials


Start classes