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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Residential Drafting CADD Level II
Major: 5349
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 24
CIPS Code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Residential Drafting CADD Level II prepares students to work as architectural drafting technicians in a variety of residential design and drafting companies/agencies. Students will enhance their computer and board drafting skills/knowledge and also train on residential specific drafting skills to perform intermediate level drafting technician responsibilities.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the "Required Courses" area.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Required Courses
 Credits: 24
+ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting3
+ARC162Advanced Residential Architecture Drafting3
+ARC225Fundamentals of Architectural Detailing3
+ARC282ACVolunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR 
+ARC290ACArchitecture Internship (3) OR 
+ARC296WCCooperative Education (3) OR 
+ARC298ACSpecial Projects (3)3
 BLT262Introduction International Residential Code (IRC)3
 CNS130Construction Drawing Foundation3
+CNS230Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) 3D for Construction and Architecture (CADD II)3
+CNS240Advanced Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) for Construction and Architecture (CADD III)3

Program Competencies
1.Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for residential construction, using the board and the computer as the tools. (ARC161, ARC162)
2.Explain reasons for detail drawing certain areas of construction project. (ARC225)
3.Work as a member of a team, and apply concepts learned in other courses in an internship assignment in a public, private, and/or non-profit agency. (ARC282AC, ARC290AC, ARC296WC, ARC298AC)
4.Acquaint students with safety principles and inspection processes in residential building construction. (BLT262)
5.Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130, CNS230, CNS240)