This college credit certificate provides students with the basic drafting skills needed for the architectural, building construction, and construction-related engineering fields. AutoCAD software skills are highlighted along with introductory manual drafting skills, construction materials education, and construction blueprint reading skills.
This curriculum is from the current catalog and is meant to provide prospective students a guide/pathway to complete the following certificate track. Students are highly-encouraged to follow the curriculum track as outlined below. Coursework completed in this certificate may be applied to the two-year Architectural Design and Construction technology AS (AS ADCT) degree program. Please note also that some courses within the degrees and certificates are not offered every term and only certain courses are offered as distance-learning modality. Some courses in the track may require additional coursework. Students should consult an Academic Advisor for AS Degree Programs or the AS ADCT Department Chair, Joseph Tisdale, for advising questions.
CCC.ADCT.CAD (15 Credit Hours)
Program Required Courses
YEAR I – First Semester
BCN 1250C Basic Drafting Principles - 3 cr.
BCN 2272 Blueprint Reading - 3 cr.
*TAR 2053C Introduction to Computer Design and Drafting - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
ARC 2461 Materials and Methods I - 3 cr.
*TAR 2054C Intermediate Computer Aided Design and Drafting - 3 cr.
*May require additional coursework.
NOTE: Coursework may be applied to the two-year AS degree Architectural Design and Construction Technology program.