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Computer Aided Drafting and Design - Diploma

Offered at: Ashland Community and Technical College, Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Hazard Community and Technical College, Hopkinsville Community College, Jefferson Community and Technical College, Maysville Community and Technical College, West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 1513014049

May be available completely online. Please check with your academic advisor.

Course Title Credits
General Education
Area 1
Select one of the following three options:3
Written Communication
Oral Communications
Area 2
Quantitative Reasoning 13
Technical Core
CAD 100Introduction to Computer Aided Design3
CAD 102Drafting Fundamentals4
CAD 112Engineering Graphics4
CAD 200Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting4
CAD 201Parametric Modeling4
CAD 298Practicum1-3
or CAD 299 Cooperative Education
Technical Electives22
Total Credits48-50

MAT 105 Business Mathematics (3 credit hours) excluded.

Technical Electives

(This list is not all inclusive, other courses may be taken as approved by the program coordinator such as courses with prefix ACH, BRX, CAR, SMT, and PLW.)

Course Title Credits
CAD 108Introduction to Surveying3
CAD 120Introduction to Architecture4
CAD 130Descriptive Geometry4
CAD 150Programming in CAD4
CAD 212Industrial Drafting Processes4
CAD 216Building Information Modeling4
CAD 222Mechanical Design4
CAD 220Architectural Design4
CAD 230Construction Techniques4
CAD 240Advanced Dimensioning and Measurement4
CAD 252Commercial Detailing4
CAD 262Working Drawings4
CAD 292Industrial Applications4
CAD 293Special Problems1-4
DPT 100Introduction to 3D Printing Technology3
DPT 1023D Printing Technology Fundamentals2
ACH 110Survey of the Architectural Profession1
ACH 160Building Materials and Construction I3
ACH 291Construction Management3
BRX 120Basic Blueprint Reading3
BRX 220Blueprint Reading for Construction3