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LEARN MORE ONLINE Architecture and Construction

Fact sheets and detailed information are available online. For a complete listing of all CLC programs, visit clcillinois.edu/academics

SAMPLE CAREERS SAMPLE CAREERS Architecture (architects): Design buildings and other structures to be safe, functional and aesthetically attractive. Generally requires completion of a five-year bachelor’s degree program and state licensure (registration). Construction Management (construction managers, construction inspectors, estimators): Coordinate and supervise the construction process from the design stage through final construction, working with owners, engineers, architects and contractors. clcillinois.edu/credit/programs/cmt.asp Architectural Technology and CAD Drafting Technology (architectural technologists, architectural drafters): Use computer assisted design (CAD) software to prepare architectural drawings and renderings. clcillinois.edu/programs/arc

Civil and Environmental Technology (civil drafters, surveyors, construction inspectors): Prepare drawings and maps used in major construction or civil engineering projects. Perform surveying to collect pre- and post-construction data. Perform preliminary design work for subdivision and site layout, utility design and stormwater management. clcillinois.edu/credit/programs/civ

WHAT DO THEY EARN? Occupation

Educational Level

Median Salary

Architect

Bachelor’s degree and state licensing

$67,400

CAD Drafter

Varies—from vocational education Bachelor’s Degree to a certificate or associate degree

$51,200

Construction Manager

Bachelor’s degree

$93,100

*Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees were not designed for transfer to four-year schools. However, courses in A.A.S. programs may transfer to specific institutions. See clcillinois.edu/info/transfer/aas for details.

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CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!

CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!