Architectural Technology

The Architectural Technology program is designed to offer you the foundational and advanced knowledge required to work in and advance into leadership roles with a design firm across multiple technical disciplines. Architectural technologists work on various design projects to support a design professional with a variety of technical backgrounds in the creation of conceptual plans, project contract drawings, and documents using the latest design software and technology.

The Architectural Technology curriculum is designed to offer you the skills required to facilitate design projects from the conceptual phase through to the completion phase. The program’s course content offers you the option of moving into the work force or to transfer to a four-year college or university upon graduation.

Credentialing Options

Career Opportunities

Architectural Technology is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Frequently Asked Questions

You will need to follow the general enrollment process for GTCC, found here.  During the advising process you will have the opportunity to indicate your desire to study within this curriculum. Your advisor will help you sign up for the specific courses you need.

Dr. Thomas Gauthier – Associate Professor 

Professor Gauthier has several years of commercial design as well as construction management experience. His design project experience ranges from convenience stores, apartment complexes, high and low-rise structures, and municipal buildings including: schools, correctional facilities, fire and police stations, and libraries. In addition, he has extensive experience in the creation and facilitation of contract documents to include project specifications and contracts. His extensive experience in construction management includes project estimating, scheduling, and oversight. Professor Gauthier brings contemporary knowledge and project-based course content to the classroom and has developed a curriculum which includes three core concepts, which are: independent design, independent research, and collaboration.

Financial aid is available if you qualify.  Please contact the college's Financial Aid office for more details. 

The required software is available to you as a free download using a windows platform. The software is not available for Mac. Parallel application is not supported.

No, a portfolio is not required to enroll in the architectural technology program.