Certificate in Architectural and Interior Design Software

School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts, 505-428-1731

This program of study focuses on providing foundational technical skills in architectural and interior design software. Students gain primary knowledge of technical and visualization for the planning, creation, and management of technical documents. Students use design-oriented critical thinking skills to solve basic technical documentation issues that arise in a professional firm setting. This program uses classroom learning, integrated class projects, and employment situations to achieve knowledge and job skills.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  •  Create design drawings and technical drawings.
  •  Create and modify building components and site components.
  •  Create and manage drawing content.


  • ARCH 117 Technical Documentation with AutoCAD I (3)
  • ARCH 135 Technical Documentation with AutoCAD II (3)
  • [and] ARCH 126 Building Information Modeling with ArchiCAD I (3)
  • ARCH 132 Building Information Modeling with ArchiCAD II (3)
  • [or] ARCH 120 Building Information Modeling with Revit I (3)
  • ARCH 130 Building Information Modeling with Revit II (3)


Campus Closed: Spring Break

SFCC will be closed March 18-24. The Higher Education Center will only be open for NMHU classes.

No on- or off-campus classes or activities will be held, and no labs or other student services will be available.

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