Advanced CAD Technician

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Advanced CAD Technician certificate program provides students with specific skills necessary to produce architectural drawings and designs. Students utilize Computer Aided Drafting hardware and software to design and create working drawings for residential and commercial structures. Students also receive instruction in mechanical systems for architecture to further enhance their knowledge of building and construction practices in the architectural field.

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Locations offered:
Thomasville
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will translate three-dimensional pictorial sketches into proportional two-dimensional orthographic drawings.
  • Students will develop a complete set of construction plans, to scale, for a two-story residential home given a sketch and a list of requirements.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet

Entrance Dates: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Applicants must be graduates of the Drafting Technology, A.A.S. or Diploma program, or possess equivalent training and experience (as deemed appropriate by the advisor). Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Advanced CAD Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 31 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Cost
1st Term
Tuition: $356
Fees: $309
Books: $350
Total: $1015

2nd Term
Tuition: $1068
Fees: $284
Books: $400
Total: $1752

3rd Term
Books: $100
Fees: $284
Tuition: $712
Total: $1096

4th Term
Tuition: $712
Fees: $324
Books: $100
Total: $1136

Curriculum Credits

1: Occupational Courses (31 Hours)

31

DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
DFTG 1125 Architectural Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1127 Architectural 3D Modeling 4
DFTG 1129 Residential Drawing I 4
DFTG 1131 Residential Drawing II 4
DFTG 1133 Commercial Drawing I 4
XXXX xxxx - Occupational Elective 3

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