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Degree Plans - Computer Aided Design and Drafting - Architectural Drafting Certificate (Archived)

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN AND DRAFTING -- ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING

(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield and Mountain View only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CADD.ARCH

This certificate program prepares a student to become certified as an entry-level CADD operator specializing in architectural drafting and design. Jobs performed would include the proficient use of the AutoCAD software in creating drawings to architectural specification and identifying construction methods and materials used in building design.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting - Residential 4
ARCE 1421 Architectural Illustration (4)
12

SEMESTER II

ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting OR 4
ARCE 1352 Structural Drafting OR (3)
DFTG 2321 Topographical Drafting (3)
DFTG 2428 Architectural Drafting-Commercial 4
10-11

SEMESTER III

DFTG 2431 Advanced Technologies in Architectural Design and Drafting 4
4
Minimum Hours Required 26-27

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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