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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

CAD Architecture Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


This certificate program prepares students to work as computer-aided drafters/designers in industry and to upgrade the skills of persons presently employed as drafters in a relatively short academic period by including only CADD and supporting courses. CAD Architecture and Civil Certificate provides the student with the skills necessary to become a successful CAD drafter or architectural design assistant.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


351

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinator:

CCBC Catonsville, Thomas K. Barrett
443-840-4298 or tbarrett@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Computer-Aided Design for Architecture and Engineering, see Portfolio. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Semester 1*


Semester 2


Courses Needed for This Program*


Program Requirements and Electives - 15 Credits


Total Number of Credits Required: 15*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description


Certificates are awarded to students completing the course pattern with a 2.0 GPA or higher. Courses may be taken in any sequence as long as the prerequisites are met. The CAD certificate program prepares students to work as computer-aided drafters/designers in industry and to upgrade the skills of persons presently employed as drafters in a relatively short academic period by including only CADD and supporting courses. Course work completed in the CADD certificate program is fully applicable to the CADD Associate of Applied Science degree.

The CAD Architecture Certificate provides the student with the skills necessary to become a successful CAD drafter or architectural design assistant.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. discuss current trends in architecture and Building Information Modeling (BIM);
  2. use the automated features of Autodesk Revit© software; and
  3. describe the basic construction drawings used to build a structure.

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