Award: Certificate in Computer Aided Design and Drafting
For more information: Contact Steve Johnson,
443-412-2641, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Advising, Career,
and Transfer Services, 443-412-2301.
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This certificate program is designed to provide students with
a solid foundation of Computer Aided Design and Drafting
(CADD) through familiarization with the computer, peripheral
devices and specialized software. This program prepares
students to function as entry-level CADD technicians and
operators who assist engineers and architects in all design
and drawing preparation phases.
Upon successful completion of the CADD certificate, students will be able to:
- Create and revise CADD drawings.
- Choose appropriate tools and techniques to produce effective and well organized CADD drawings.
- Use industry terminology and standards.
- Identify opportunities to improve productivity and accuracy and construct appropriate solutions.
Computer Aided Design and Drafting, 12 credits
Occupations: CADD Drafting and Design Technician
Link to O*Net: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3011.02
Tuition and Fees: $1,400.00
Time to Completion: 1 year
Note: The 2011-2012 Catalog was used to define credits to completion, and program cost.
Program length is calculated based on average 9 credits per semester, assumed the student was college ready and not required to take developmental course(s).
These figures are based on estimations, and do not include any increases that may occur in course materials or credit fees.
For additional information go to: http://www.harford.edu/catalog/pdf/gainful-employment.pdf
Conventional drafting practices have given way to the use
of CADD. With the number of CADD positions continuing
to increase into the future, employment opportunities will
continue to grow. These opportunities include, but are not
limited to the following: CADD Operator, Design Assistant,
Layout or Mechanical Draftsperson, CADD Technician or
Engineering technicians. Credits earned in this certificate
program are applicable to the Associate of Applied Science
degree in CADD.
Students earning a certificate from HCC must complete or demonstrate exemption from the following courses: ENG 003
and ENG 012, or ENG 018; and MATH 001 or MATH 010. See graduation
requirement details in this catalog for further information.