Advanced Technologies and Science: Architecture and Construction Pathway

Pathway Summary:

Careers in computer aided drafting and design, planning, managing, building, and maintaining physical infrastructure environment (building, homes, parks, bridges, roads, and highways)

Pathway Courses:  Students entering the pathway for the first time begin by enrolling in the Level One Course.  

  • Level One 1:  Manufacturing Tech - Woods 1
  • Level Two:  Manufacturing Tech - Woods 2 or Manufacturing Tech - Metals 1
  • Level Three:  Manufacturing Tech - Metals 2 and Power 1
  • Level Four:  S.T.E.M. or Design & Engineering

See  the 2022-2023 Program of Study and Career Pathways for Other Recommended Electives and Virtual Courses for this pathway.

AP and Dual Enrollment (ECE) Credit Opportunities:  

AP 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP European History, AP Physics Algebra-based, AP Psychology, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, UConn ECE Music Theory 1 and 2, UConn ECE Music Appreciation, UConn ECE Physics 1201Q, UConn ECE Physics 1202, UConn ECE French 5, UConn ECE Spanish 5, UConn Seminar in Writing through Literature

Recommended Clubs & Organizations:

  • Math Team
  • Science Club
  • Art Club
  • Eco-Adventures and Archeology Club

Key Business and Industry Partners:

  • Currently seeking industry partners.

Future Careers:

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Bachelors degree:  Architects (example, Landscape and Naval), Civil Engineers, Construction Managers, Cost Estimators, Landscape Architects, Surveyors

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Associates degree:  Architectural and Civil Drafters, Civil Engineering Technicians

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after high school:  Boilermakers; Crane and Tower Operators; Electricians; Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers and Steamfitters; Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters; Riggers; Sheet Metal Workers; Tile and Marble Setters; Brickmasons and Blockmasons; Carpenters; Construction Laborers; Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers; Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers; Highway Maintenance Workers; Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers; First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers; First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service and Groundskeeping Workers; Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators; Painters, Construction and Maintenance; Roofers

Industry Certifications Associate's Degrees Bachelor's Degrees

Natural Gas Field Technician: 

Electro-Mechanical Maintenance:  16 credits

Computer-Aided Design (CAD):  18 credits

Electrical:  30 credits

HVAC Energy Analysis:  28 credits

Energy Core:  16 credits

Construction Management:  27 credits

Solar Technology:  27 credits

Engineering Science

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Design

Construction Technology

Electrical Engineering Technology

Environmental Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Fire Technology and Administration


Civil Engineering

Construction Management

Mechanical Engineering

Landscape Architecture

Architectural Design and Technology

Interior Design

Fire Science

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