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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Construction Drafting CADD Level III
Major: 5502
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 15.1301
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 Construction Drafting - CADD Level III prepares the student to work as an advanced construction draftsperson for construction-related design and drafting companies/agencies. The student will develop knowledge of and skills for commonly used computer software applications. Students will be able to perform various construction drafting-related functions necessary for any architecture, civil, and construction-related work.

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
+ARC150Architectural Desktop I3
+ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting3
+ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting3
 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
+CNS250Civil Drafting I: Land Development3
+CNS251Civil Drafting II: Land Development3
+CNS282ACVolunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR 
+CNS290ACConstruction Internship (3) OR 
+CNS296WCCooperative Education (3) OR 
+CNS298ACSpecial Projects (3)3

Program Competencies
1.Draw and develop building plans with computer package commonly used in the architecture industry called Architectural Desktop. (ARC150)
2.Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for residential construction, using the board and the computer as tools. (ARC161)
3.Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for commercial construction, using the board and the computer as tools. (ARC163)
4.Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130, CNS230, CNS240)
5.Download surveying data; prepare civil drafting working drawings and documentation for residential and commercial construction. (CNS250, CNS251)
6.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. (CNS282AC, CNS290AC, CNS296WC, CNS298AC)