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Drafting / CAD 

Drafting/CAD programs have a common objective, they are aimed at the betterment of the human physical environment. These programs endeavor to give the student a technical background, a set of social values, and a range of occupational skills, which result in creative expression.
 
The various curricula in drafting/CAD are intended to be as flexible as possible to best serve student needs. The drafting/CAD programs have a common core of courses which provides undecided students an opportunity to change disciplines within the environmental design group without backtracking and starting over. They also offer students valuable insights into other related disciplines and occupations.
 
Transfer programs include courses that are designed to meet the requirements of selected universities. Students should check transfer status of individual courses depending on their choice of a transfer institution. The occupational programs are designed to prepare students for employment immediately upon graduation. For more information please call (760) 773-2571.
 
Advisor: D. Bitanga
GENERAL DRAFTING CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

The General Drafting Certificate of Achievement provides education and training for students seeking employment in various related fields in the architectural, engineering or building industry where they may be involved in the production of working drawings for the construction and renovation of homes, offices, retail stores, and many other building typologies. Students earning the certificate may also choose to continue their education toward an associate degree in General Drafting.

Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
DRA 1 Technical Drafting I 3
DRA 2 AutoCAD 4
DRA 10 Drafting/Design CAD Project 2
DRA 11 Intro To Sketchup & Revit 3
ARCH 1 Intro To Architectural Professions 3
ARCH 2 Materials Of Construction 4
ARCH 3A Architectural Practices I 3
ARCH 3B Architectural Practices II 3
ARCH 5A Introduction To Drawing & Perspectives 3
ARCH 5B Architectural Delineation 3
ARCH 11 Architectural Blueprint Reading 3
  CERTIFICATE TOTAL 34


A. A. DEGREE IN GENERAL DRAFTING 
​​The General Drafting Associate of Arts degree is intended to prepare students with a broad perspective of drafting, design and local general education requirements to utilize in gaining employment in any of the related fields of the building industry where they will be involved to produce plans of various building typologies. Individuals completing this degree may also choose to continue their education toward a baccalaureate, or advanced degree in Architecture or related majors.
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
DRA 1 Technical Drafting I 3
DRA 2 AutoCAD 4
DRA 10 CAD Drafting/Design Project 2
DRA 11 Intro To Sketchup and Revit 3
ARCH 1 Intro To Architectural Professions 3
ARCH 2 Materials Of Construction 4
ARCH 3A Architectural Practices I 3
ARCH 3B Architectu​ral Practices II 3
ARCH 5A Introduction To Drawing & Perspectives 3
ARCH 5B Architectural Delineation 3
ARCH 11 Architectural Blueprint Reading 3
BIT 1 California Building Codes 3
DDP 1A Computer Graphics 1A 3
  Required Subtotal 40
  COD General Education Pattern 18
  Kinesiology Activites 2
  DEGREE TOTAL 60