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Architectural Drafting Certificate of Achievement

The Architectural Drafting program is designed to prepare students for careers in industry as drafters or related occupations, and/or transfer to a four or five-year architectural program.

Drafting technicians are in short supply, affording many employment opportunities for qualified individuals. The program provides students with entry-level skills and knowledge in the fields of computer and architectural drafting. Competencies include knowledge in AutoCAD generated drawings, current practices in architectural drafting and construction technology, 2-D and 3-D drawings, drafting techniques such as clarity, line weight expression and accuracy, to name a few.

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry level drafting positions. An associate degree and certificate can be earned in architectural drafting.
Architectural Drafting - Certificate of Achievement

Certificate Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core knowledge and skills required for employment in architectural drafting.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 31

Careers in Architecture, Interior Design and Related Fields | 1 unit
Architectural Drafting | 3 units
Materials and Methods of Construction | 3 units
2-D CAD for Architecture and Interior Design | 3 units
Codes and Zoning Regulations | 3 units
Design II - Space Planning | 3 units
Advanced 2-D CAD for Architecture and Interior Design | 3 units
Architectural Design Portfolio | 3 units
3-D CAD for Modeling/Animation | 3 units
Advanced 3-D CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) | 3 units
Architecture and Interiors History: Antiquity - Classical Revival | 3 units
Architecture and Interiors History: Classical Revival - Post Modern | 3 units
Architecture instructor working with student on project.

Architecture student working on project.