Program Learning Outcomes
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HEGIS Code - 5303, CIP Code - 15.1301
Curriculum Code: DRFT-CERT


     This one-year program is intended for students who wish to begin a career in computer-assisted drafting and design, update their existing professional skills or continue on to earn an A.A.S. degree in Construction Technology - Architectural Technology. Emphasis is on CAD drawing for architecture, construction, design illustration and presentation.

     The rapid expansion of computer graphics is creating many new and exciting career opportunities. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions with architectural offices, construction and engineering firms, communications and manufacturing companies and government agencies.

     The program can also serve as a foundation for further studies in related fields such as animation, game design, technical illustration, product design and multimedia communication.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Students not qualifying for MAT111 may be admitted to the program while taking developmental mathematics.

FIRST SEMESTER (fall)* : 17 credits Credits
  COL101: College Seminar 1
DRF112: Technical Drawing/Basic AutoCAD 3
COT114: Construction Methods 3
COT137: Architectural History 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  MAT111: Algebra II or higher 4

SECOND SEMESTER (spring)* : 15 credits Credits
DRF217: Architectural Drafting: Residential 3
DRF218: Architectural Drafting: Presentations 3
DRF219: Architectural Drafting: Structural 3
DRF220: Advanced CAD 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3


* Students who matriculate in January may require more than two semesters to complete the program.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.