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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer-Aided Drafting Certificate

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Certificate | COMP.CAD.CT
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Program Description

The Computer-Aided Drafting certificate program provides students with the background required to obtain entry-level employment in the computer-aided drafting (CAD) field. Students will learn to create complex mechanical and architectural drawings using industry-standard AutoCAD software. All courses within this program can be used in the Information Technology A.A.S. program of study.

Graduates of the Computer-Aided Drafting Certificate will be able to:

  • Use the AutoCAD command prompt and menus to create and edit complete two-dimensional AutoCAD drawings that use multiple layers and dimensioning techniques
  • Use AutoCAD software to create three-dimensional drawings using wireframe and solid models
  • Produce a complete set of working drawings after taking a set of initial measurements for a complex mechanical part or building

Sequence of Study - Computer-Aided Drafting Certificate

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

1st Semester

Total: 9 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 9 Credits

Program Total: 18 Credits

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