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Certificate of Achievement
Computer Aided Drafting (two-year)

This is a four-semester program which will prepare the student for an entry-level job in technical or mechanical drafting and 3D design. First year training concentrates on basic drafting and computer practice, which provides experience in applying technical skills to practical problems. Acquired skills include precision dimensioning, basic working drawings, and computer-aided drafting. During the second year the training concentrates on 3D modeling and design including assemblies and parts management.

Required Courses FIRST YEAR Units
SEMESTER 1    
Drafting Tech G101 Basic Computer Aided Drafting 4
SEMESTER 2    
Drafting Tech G105 Basic Engineering Drafting I 3
Math G010 Elementary Algebra 4
Drafting G090 CAD Drafting Laboratory 1
  SECOND YEAR  
SEMESTER 3    
Drafting Tech G110 Basic Engineering Drafting II 3
Drafting G090 CAD Drafting Laboratory 1
SEMESTER 4    
Drafting Tech G170 Advanced 3D CAD 3
Drafting G090 CAD Drafting Laboratory 1
  Total Units 20

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