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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2014-2015 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Aided Drafting Technologies, A.A.S.

Computer Aided Drafting Technologies (321)
Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program trains the student to utilize computer-aided drafting and technical drawing skills to interpret and analyze engineering and design concepts. The curriculum emphasizes drafting skills and standards (mechanical, civil and architectural) and includes fundamentals of mathematics, science, problem solving and communication. The program allows students to select a few specific electives within their interest. Typical employment opportunities are CADD technician, detailer, technical illustrator and engineer’s assistant.

NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.


Minimum - 63 credits

First Semester (15)

Third Semester (17)


1 Calculus I and II (MATH 221, MATH 222) OR College Algebra (MATH 101) and Trigonometry and Functions (MATH 102) OR Elementary Functions (MATH 108) and Calculus I (MATH 221) may be substituted for Technical Mathematics I and II (MATH 117, MATH 118).

2 Physical Wellness is highly recommended.

3 Must take 2 credits minimum for the Physical Education option.

Job Readiness (GENL 111) is highly recommended for students in this program during the Sophomore year.