Class offerings and information from:
Professor Ron Raty
Office hours: Winter 2016 Tuesday and Thursday 1 – 4 (appointments recommended).
Olympic College, Business Building, Room 211 (BUS 211)
Phone: (360) 475-7389
Raty is a licensed architect with over 25 years of experience in architectural
design and project management. He holds
a professional Master of Architecture degree from
What is a Technical Designer or Engineering technician, as opposed to an engineer (or architect)?
Free software from Autodesk
Download a 30 day free trial of Autocad and other selected Autodesk products. These are commercial versions, not student versions.
Students (this means you) can Download HERE fully activated student versions of Autodesk’s software. If you register with an OC email address, you can download Autocad, Revit, and other software, good for numerous years.
A computer at home.
Here is what Autodesk recommends for a computer if you are considering buying one for Autocad. google search for AUTOCAD SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
COOP classes evaluate your ability to work in an office environment, and require you to find an internship or work position. Those planning to take Coop classes should visit this site for more information: (http://www.olympic.edu/Students/StudentServices/Internship/)
I recommend you contact the COOP office one or two quarters BEFORE you plan to register for COOP credits so you have time to find a position.
Visit (https://www.myinterfase.com/olympic/student) for the complete listing of positions.
Portfolios of your work are required in many of the classes. Additional information regarding what is required can be found here:
Click here for SAE BAJA COMPETITION information
To join the team, click here:
Contact your instructor if you are interested in designing or manufacturing the 2015 entry. This can qualify as a Capstone Project.
Potential Capstone Project
For the AAS degree in Engineering Technology
Syllabi for Classes I periodically teach