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Computer-Aided Design Specialist

Career Studies Certificate

PURPOSE: The rapidly evolving field of computer technology has had a dramatic impact on the architectural/engineering professions. The Computer-Aided Design Specialist Career Studies Certificate was created to meet the contemporary graphic needs of architectural and industrial design firms. This program provides the student with thorough training in two- and three-dimensional computer graphics, including studies in visualization and animation.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: CAD Technician, Forensic Computer Technician, Presentation (Rendering) Graphics Specialist, and possibly CAD Manager

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION: Please see www.reynolds.edu/curriculum/Gainful%20Employment/GE_Info_221-729-01.aspx to access gainful employment disclosure information for this program.

CURRICULUM:

COURSE

TITLE

LEC.
HRS.

LAB.
HRS.

CRS.
CRE.

CSC 155

Computer Concepts and Applications

3

0

3

DRF 231

Computer-Aided Drafting I

2

2

3

DRF 232

Computer-Aided Drafting II

2

2

3

DRF 238

Computer-Aided Modeling and Rendering

2

2

3

ARC 211 
or 
CIV 270

Computer-Aided Drafting Applications or Utilizing Surveying Software

2

2

3

DRF 233

Computer-Aided Drafting III

2

2

3

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General Education Elective

3

0

3

TOTAL

16

10

21

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Computer-Aided Design Specialist 21

06.01.14

1 A list of approved general education electives (humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, mathematics, science, and personal wellness) is provided in the General Education section of the catalog under Curriculum Planning and Design. Students may also take ENG 111.