2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GIS/Architectural/Civil Technician, CC

This Certificate of Completion is designed for students wishing to supplement or advance their careers in civil, residential building design and/or construction with enhanced graphic communication skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills. This program may also be appropriate for those students wishing to improve their graphic communication skills to supplement an education in architecture or construction engineering. Students will also be introduced to the process and procedures and software used with Geographic Information Systems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Work as a team member involving multiple disciplines and responsibilities.
  2. Produce residential building plans using industry standard CAD and BIM softeare and hand-drafting techniques.
  3. Use and interpret architectural and civil graphic standards.
  4. Identify the influences of art, history, sociology, and human perception in site and building design.
  5. Use and document a systematic design process to identify, analyze, and solve simple residential building and site design problems, including conceptual, visual, and practical requirements.
  6. Effectively communicate technical information in written, sketched, and digitized form.
  7. Effectively use typical office software for routine office purposes.
  8. Design and create geospatial maps using GIS software.
  9. Research and identify data bases from a variety of disciplines using GIS software.