Architectural CAD Technology Certificate


The Architectural CAD Technology Certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the architectural field. Students may seek employment as a CAD drafter, CAD technician, 3D BIM modeler or renderer in the fields of architecture, engineering, construction and interior design. This certificate requires a total of 26-31 units.

Required Courses (20-22 units):
ARCH 111 FIntroduction to Architecture3
ARCH 124 FArchitectural CAD I3
ARCH 924 FArchitectural CAD II3
ARCH 934 FArchitectural CAD III3
ARCH 114 F Architectural Materials and Methods3
ARCH 227 FInternship in Architecture2-4
BUS 180 FSmall Business Management3
Restricted Electives (6-9 units):6-9
Essentials of Argumentation3
International Building Code3
International Residential Code3
Total Units26-31

Outcome 1: Point out graphic principles/standards and conventions used in 2D/3D architectural design.

Outcome 2: Generate drawings using design tools and equipment of the profession.