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Before attending Morrisville State, I knew very little about the architecture industry; but what I did know - it was my dream. The skills I acquired at MSC helped me on my journey to achieve my vision of becoming an architect.

Julio Torres Santana '07

Partner, Perez-Torres Arquitectos

Architectural Studies and Design A.S.

School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079

Architectural Studies and Design A.S.

Course Description

Architectural Technology I

An introduction to building construction and materials with an emphasis on the various enclosure systems developed for wood. The student will explore floor, wall and roof assemblies including joists, rafters, studs, windows, doors and advanced pre-engineered products. Students will be expected to design appropriate solutions for specific loading configurations as determined through calculations and material criteria. Building code use and construction document creation will be integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: ARCH 101, CAD 181 or permission of instructor Pre- or Co-requisite: CAD 183, MATH 103 (minimum) or permission of Instructor 3 credits (1 lecture hour, 4 laboratory hours), fall semester