Construction & Design Technologies
Articulation Agreement: Architectural Technology with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Requirements

Students who transfer to Penn College are responsible for meeting all graduation requirements of their chosen degrees, including the established minimums that dictate the number of credits that must be completed at Penn College.

Course Transfer Equivalencies

General Education Courses

These courses are evaluated individually and must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ of better.

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Penn College
  Total Credits:  21   Total Credits:  21
Course Number Course Title Number of Credits Course Number Course Title Number of Credits
CIS 111 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 CSC 124 Information, Technology, and Society 3
ENG 106 Composition 3 ENL 111 English Composition I 3
MATH 141 Trigonometry 3 FIT ELEC College Algebra and Trigonometry 1 3
ENG 216 Technical Report Writing 3 ENL 201 Technical and Professional Communication 3
PHYS 111 Statics 3   Liberal Arts Elective 3
  Social Science or Business Elective 3   Social Science or Open Elective 3
  Open Elective 3   Open Elective 3

Building Science and Sustainable Design Major Courses

These courses will substitute as a block if satisfactorily completed with a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Courses are not evaluated individually. By completing all of the listed TSCT courses, you will receive credit for all of the listed Penn College courses in their respective semesters..

Substitute TSCT Courses PCT Construction Courses
  Total Credits: 43   Total Credits:  45
Course Number Course Title Number of Credits Course Number Course Title Number of Credits
ARCH 106 Fundamentals of Architectural Drafting 3   Directed Building Science & Sustainable Design Electives (Semester 1) 12
ARCH 111 Materials of Construction 3   Directed Building Science & Sustainable Design Electives (Semester 2) 12
ARCH 116 Residential Details 3   Directed Building Science & Sustainable Design Electives (Semester 3) 11
ARCH 121 Intro. to Computer-Aided Drafting 3   Directed Building Science & Sustainable Design Electives (Semester 4) 10
ARCH 156 Specifications, Estimating, and Contracts 2      
ARCH 161 Working Drawings 4      
ARCH 166 Rendering and Illustrations 2      
ARCH 171 CAD Applications 3      
ARCH 206 Advanced Methods and Materials of Construction 4      
ARCH 211 Structural Systems 2      
ARCH 216 Site and Microclimate Design 3      
ARCH 256 Environmental Systems 2      
ARCH 261 Life Safety and Building Codes 2      
ARCH 266 Architectural Design Studio 1      
ARCH 271 Individual Design Studio 4      
ARCH 276 Group Design Studio 2      

NOTE: To ensure that transfer students have the same necessary foundation in sustainability issues as students coming from Penn College's two year majors, transfer students will be required to complete ACH 262 (Sustainability: Building /Living Green) as soon as feasible, after transferring. Successful completion of this course will prepare students for the upper-level courses required in the remainder of the program.

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