Advanced CAD Technician, TCC (AC51) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Thomasville, Tifton

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

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
Books: $350.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $400.00
Total: $1,051.00
Books: $400.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,200.00
Total: $1,901.00
Books: $100.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $800.00
Total: $1,201.00
Books: $100.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $800.00
Total: $1,201.00
Curriculum Outline (31 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 31
DFTG 1101

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Establishes safety practices as they relate to a drafting environment. Introduces basic CAD functions while presenting essential principles and practices for line relationships, scale, and geometric construction.

4
DFTG 1103

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1101 This course provides multiview and pictorial sketching, orthographic drawing and fundamental dimensioning methods necessary to develop 2D and 3D views that completely describe machine parts for manufacture using intermediate CAD software techniques.

4
DFTG 1125

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1103 Introduces architectural fundamental principles and practices associated with architectural styles and drawing. Fundamental residential and commercial practices will be covered. Topics include: specifications and materials; architectural styles, construction drawing practices and procedures, dimensioning and scales. This is an approved elective for the Drafting Technology A.A.S. and Diploma.

4
DFTG 1127

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1103 In the Architectural 3D Modeling course, the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software related to parametric modeling for architectural drafting. The student will develop the skills necessary to create 3D models and presentation/constructions drawings. This is an approved elective for the Drafting Technology A.A.S. and Diploma.

4
DFTG 1129

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1125 Introduces the essential skills necessary for assessing the expected materials, labor requirements and costs for given structures or products also students will be introduced to architectural drawing skills necessary to produce a basic set of construction drawings given floor plan information. Topics include: material take-offs; footing and foundation; floor plans; exterior elevations; site plans; and construction drawing techniques/ practices. This is an approved elective for the Drafting Technology A.A.S. and Diploma.

4
DFTG 1131

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1127, DFTG 1129 Continues in-depth architectural drawing practice and develops architectural design skills. Plans are designed to meet applicable codes. Topics include: material take-offs; footing and foundation; floor plans; exterior elevations; site plans; and construction drawing techniques/ practices. This is an approved elective for the Drafting Technology A.A.S. and Diploma.

4
DFTG 1133

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1127 Introduces commercial drawing skills necessary to produce construction drawings given floor plan information. Topics include: structural steel detailing, reflected ceiling plans, rebar detailing, and commercial construction drawings. This is an approved elective for the Drafting Technology A.A.S. and Diploma.

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Faculty
Program Chair

Drafting Program Chair
Technical and Industrial Education
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