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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Computer Aided Drafting
Major: 5547
First Term: 2009 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 18
CIPS Code: 15.1302
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 Computer Aided Drafting prepares students for entry-level positions in firms that require drafting services. The program reflects the current needs of the drafting industry.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses in within the program.

Required Courses
 Credits: 18
 CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
 DFT110Technical Drafting I3
+DFT111Technical Drafting II3
+DFT252AAComputer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD3
+DFT254AAComputer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD3
+DFT256AAComputer Aided Drafting III: AutoCAD3

Program Competencies
1.Use computer operating systems internal and external commands, generate and edit subdirectories. (CIS105)
2.Prepare drawings using drafting instrument/equipment such as drafting machine, triangles, scales (English and Metric), templates, bow compass, lettering guide and mechanical pencils. (DFT110)
3.Prepare using section views, auxiliary views geometric tolerancing and dimensioning generated on computer aid drafting equipment. (DFT111)
4.Set up and operate CAD system to generate drawings. (DFT252AA)
5.Set up and operate CAD system to generate three-dimensional drawings. (DFT254AA)
6.Create customized CAD configurations, and generate macro programs. (DFT256AA)