ARCH2121 Architectural Commercial Technology I

In this course, students will create construction documents with advanced drafting techniques using BIM software. Students will also be introduced to the use of load bearing masonry and structural steel framing systems in the context of a large-scale building project.




ARCH1011, ARCH2370 and ARCH2466

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Generate required plan views
Generate required elevation views
Generate required section views
Generate required detail views
Comply with CAD standards
Research materials and products to be utilized in project
Demonstrate knowledge of material applications
Utilize structural grid system for layout and dimensioning
Produce a complete 3D BIM model for a commercial project
Produce structural framing model

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details