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Computer Aided Drafting Certificate

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CIP 150101 (ARCA / ATEE / INA)

The Computer Aided Drafting certificate prepares the students for advanced levels of computer aided design within industry, utilizing the latest hardware and software releases. The certificate may be completed within one year. This certificate prepares students to perform 2D and 3D design including customization and AutoLISP programming with their CAD system. Students may choose from an area of design concentration including architecture, mechanical design or interior design.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

Computer Aided Drafting with Architecture Concentration

Major Courses

(32 credit hours)

AEC 110

Architectural Design and Modeling

4

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

CAD 201

Computer Aided Drafting Custom

3

CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting 3D

3

CAD 224

Revit® Architecture

3

CAD 249

AutoLISP Programming

3

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

MAT 108

Technical Mathematics

4

AEC 116

Building Materials

3

Total

32 credit hours

Computer Aided Drafting with Engineering Graphics Technology Concentration

Major Courses

(31 credit hours)

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

CAD 201

Computer Aided Drafting Custom

3

CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting 3D

3

CAD 240

Inventor/AutoDesk OR

 

CAD 255

Solidworks

3

CAD 249

AutoLISP Programming

3

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

EGT 101

Technical Drafting I

3

EGT 102

Technical Drafting II

3

MAT 108

Technical Mathematics

4

Total

31 credit hours

Computer Aided Drafting with Interior Design Concentration

Major Courses

(33 credit hours)

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

CAD 201

Computer Aided Drafting Custom

3

CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting 3D

3

CAD 224

Revit® Architecture

3

CAD 249

AutoLISP Programming

3

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

IND 111

Drafting for Interiors

4

IND 211

Interior Construction

4

MAT 108

Technical Mathematics

4

Total

33 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.
  • "Information regarding occupations, completion rates, placement rates, program costs and median loan debt may be found at www.arapahoe.edu/departments-and-programs/gainful-employment-disclosure-information."