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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Commercial Drafting CADD Level II
Major: 5350
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: 2014 Spring
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction / Building and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Commercial Drafting CADD Level II prepares students to work as architectural drafting technicians in a variety of commercial (non-residential) design and drafting companies/agencies. Students will enhance their computer and board drafting skills/knowledge and also train on commercial 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: 27
+ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting3
+ARC164Advanced Commercial Architecture Drafting3
+ARC226Advanced Architectural Detailing3
+ARC282ACVolunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR 
+ARC290ACArchitecture Internship (3) OR 
+ARC296WCCooperative Education (3) OR 
+ARC298ACSpecial Projects (3)3
 BLT263General Building Code3
 CNS130Construction Drawing Foundation3
 CNS180Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment3
+CNS230Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) 3D for Construction and Architecture (CADD II)3
+CNS240Advanced Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) for Construction and Architecture (CADD III)3

Program Competencies
1.Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for commercial construction, using the board and the computer as the tools. (ARC163, ARC164)
2.Prepare detail drawings for wood, steel and concrete construction. (ARC226)
3.Acquaint students with safety principles and inspection processes in general building construction. (BLT263)
4.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)
5.Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130, CNS230, CNS240)
6.Identify and describe common methods, materials, and equipment used in construction. (CNS180)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.