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Computer Aided Design

Certificate

32 Semester Hours

By enrolling in the Computer Aided Design certificate program, you learn to use CAD systems to create drawings and models reflecting standard professional practices. You will be introduced to technical and architectural modeling and imaging, visualization techniques, projection principles, and typical engineering and architectural drawing concepts. As you are guided through problem-solving activities and design projects, you gain skills in team work and developing creative solutions. When you complete this program, you can seek employment as a CAD technician, CAD operator, engineering assistant, or architectural assistant. You can apply all of these courses into the Computer Aided Design AAS degree.

General Education Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
COMM 101 Introduction to Oral Communications 3
MATH 109 or
MATH 141 or
TMAT 103
College Algebra for Math & Science or
Introduction to Statistics or
Technical Math I*
4 or
4 or
4
  Total 7

Technical Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CAD 101 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computer Information Science 4
TECH 114 Introduction to Technical Graphics 3
  Total 10

Core Requirements:

Course Course Name Credit Hours
CAD 110 CAD Software Applications 3
ENGR 110 Engineering Graphics 3
CAD 235 Residential Architecture 3
CNST 101 or
MFTG 115
Construction Material & Methods or
Manufacturing & Production Processes 
3 or
3
MAIN 101 Industrial Electricity & Systems 3
  Total 15

Gainful Employment Information

By completing this certificate, you may apply for employment as:
 

Job Title SOC Code
Civil Drafters

Architectural Drafters

17-3011.02

17-3011.01

The total program cost for completing this certificate is $4,352 for tuition and fees and $1,467 for books and supplies.

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Information contained on this Web site is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in attending for specific requirements.

 

Information contained on this Web site is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment. Students who intend to graduate must meet with an Academic Advisor to complete an "Application to Graduate" form a full semester prior to graduation. This will help ensure that a student meets all graduation requirements. Remember to always check with the school you are interested in attending for specific requirements.