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LEARN MORE ONLINE Architecture and Construction

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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. Architectural Technology and CAD Drafting Technology (architectural technologists, architectural drafters): Use computer assisted design (CAD) software to prepare architectural drawings and renderings.

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.


Educational Level

Median Salary


Bachelor’s degree and state licensing


CAD Drafter

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


Construction Manager

Bachelor’s degree


*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 for details.


CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!

CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!