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Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall term
Minimum Program Length: 32 academic weeks; 2 terms day; 27 credits
Curriculum Code: 60756

Program Description

Computer aided drafting students learn the basic skills in architectural and mechanical drafting using computer driven drafting and design systems.

Practical Experience

Students gain practical experience in architectural drawing and computer aided drafting (CAD).

Professional Opportunities

Drafter, CAD operator, architectural drafter, mechanical drafter, print reader, checker.

Unique Aspects

Courses from this certificate will apply toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree with a major in General Technology - Engineering Technology.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Total Credits: 27

Semester Display

Total Credits: 27

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Solve CAD industry problems using the fundamentals of descriptive geometry, orthographic projection, sectioning, tolerance and dimensioning, and basic computer-aided drafting and design.
  2. Produce accurate 2D and 3D architectural or industrial CAD drawings.
  3. Construct geometric models using CAD software.

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