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Architecture, Engineering & Construction Technologies

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Technologies

This program prepares students for employment with architectural firms, contractors, engineers, surveyors, or government agencies. Job responsibilities range from making accurate working drawings of buildings to assisting a surveying crew.

Program Location: Hilo
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Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Using computational and reasoning skills, demonstrate entry-level skills for accuracy in drawings, and identifies the relationship of features to demonstrate visualization proficiency.
  • Formulate, design, revise and construct projects utilizing knowledge of proper construction materials and resources based on design criteria, and be able to defend, explain, and discuss.
  • Design and generate Architectural and Engineering documents using two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD programs.
  • Demonstrate operational competence in using surveying hand tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate communication, critical thinking, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Illustrate within the design process an understanding of the balance between cultures, community, and the environment.  

 Course Learning Outcomes

 Proficiency levels in reading, writing and/or mathematics are required to register for some or all of the program courses:

Mathematics Math 82X
Reading Eng 102
Writing Eng 100

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Hawai‘i CC are an integral part of the local community and reflect its day-to-day life. Close cooperation among the faculty, employers, and employees in the community is maintained. One of the most effective formal means of providing for this type of cooperation is the Program Advisory Council. These groups advise their respective programs of training needs and new developments in the field. Councils include employers, alumni, and others knowledgeable about the field.

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Technologies Program Advisory Council:

  • Asia Addlesberger, GIS Analyst III, Department of Information Technology, County of Hawai‘i 
  • Jordanah Ah Puck, AIT, Scott Fleming & Associates, LLC 
  • Randy Dameg, Land Surveyor III, Engineering Department, County of Hawai‘i 
  • Alukahe Kala,Tax Map & Records Tech II, Planning Department, County of Hawai‘i 
  • Matt Okuno, Inspector, Public Works - Engineering Department, County of Hawai‘i 
  • Jarrett Okutsu, KY International, Inc.