Certificate of Achievement in Architectural Drafting

Division: Industry & Technology

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Architectural Drafting. Students completing this certificate will acquire knowledge and skills in creating architectural CAD drawings.

Program Outcomes 

  • Create and analyze documents related to construction technology, i.e. computer-assisted drafting/design, construction materials, and methods, detailing, conceptual structural analysis, and construction documents.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: Architectural CAD Technician/Draftsperson.

Program Requirements 

ARCH 160Construction Materials/Methods4
ARCH 161Architectural Detailing3
ARCH 162Conceptual Structural Analysis3
ARCH 163Construction Documents3
DRFT 114Introduction to CAD4

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.