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Micro-Structure Design Technology Noncredit, Certificate of Completion

Banner Code: 1_NCK_MSDT

Control Number: 41593

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Micro-Structure Design Technology Program is a blend of design, building, and technology that will empower people to make small, environmentally sustainable structures that will provide needed housing and promote personal experiences and professional growth. Courses include design, drawing/visualization, building, and PV (solar) panel skills so that students can quickly explore and implement innovative design solutions.

Program Outcome

Students will be able to design, plan, build, and produce power for a small structure at an entry level of skill in the design/build profession.

Certificate of Completion

A certificate leading to improved employability or job opportunities.

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Course Title Hours
Required Courses
Semester 1
ARCH A004NIntroduction to FrameCAD Steel Framing Noncredit18
ARCH A005NArchitectural Drawing and Design Visualization 1 Noncredit72
ARCH A006NAccessory Dwelling Unit Design Noncredit30
Semester 2
ARCH A007NTiny House Design Noncredit30
ARCH A001NDesign/Build 1 for Architecture Noncredit63
ARCH A008NSolar Panels for Small Projects Noncredit30
or CNST A008N Solar Panels for Small Projects Noncredit
Total Hours243