Use this guide to find library resources for your architecture/design classes and general course assignments. The tabs across the top of the guide will give you access to our own Ivy Tech library resources, as well as carefully selected open web sources that you will find useful. This is a selective listing of resources and should be supplemented through interaction with your instructors and the college library staff. You can find out about other library resources and services at the Library tab in Campus Connect.
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The Design Technology program prepares students for challenging professions in the design disciplines. In conjunction with their academic advisor, students can select elective courses from many areas to focus their program of study such as, Mechanical Design, Architectural Design, Computer Aided Design/ Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), Civil Design, Computer Graphics, and others. Students in the Design Technology program have access to the most current hardware and software used in the disciplines. Overall program emphasis is on technical rigor and foundation development. Graduates have the skills and knowledge required to respond to future employment challenges or continue their education at other colleges or universities.
The primary mission of the Ivy Tech Community College Design Technology Program is to instill the principle of work while developing professional skills advancement within the design environment. The Design Technology Program further integrates student achievement with community needs while providing for their future through life-long learning.