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Submitter's Information


Melynie Schiel


Dean of Instruction


Inland Empire/Desert


Copper Mountain College

CTE Dean

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Melynie Schiel

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Program Details

Program Title

Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician Certificate of Achievement

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Drafting Technology (095300)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

Copper Mountain College offers courses in the Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) field that will count toward a certificate. These courses are designed for students who plan to gain employment in the CADD Industry, or as a refresher for those individuals currently employed in any area of CADD. Students learn AutoCAD Drafting Software used in all areas of drafting. Computer-Aided Design and Drafting skills can be utilized by architects, engineers, landscapers, fabricators, 3-D printing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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Program Proposal Attributes

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  • Certificate of Achievement: 8 to fewer than 16 semester (or 12 to fewer than 24 quarter) units (B)
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Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


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Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

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

  1. Compose advanced CADD 2-D drawings and identify computer concepts and terms including the CADD Draw, Modify, Layers, Annotation and Properties menus and utilize their functions and draw an accurate representation of a complex two-dimensional object at an advanced level.
  2. Identify the CADD Rendering and Animations menus and utilize their functions at a beginning level.
  3. Compose basic CADD 3-D and GIS drawings and identify computer concepts and terms.
  4. Identify the various CADD and 3-D drawing and animation menus and utilize their functions.
  5. Draw an accurate representation of a complex three-dimensional object and print an accurate representation of it on a 3-D Printer.
  6. Conduct an effective job search in the CADD field and complete a professional application packet.
Program Requirements
(Y1 or S1)
CADD 001Introduction to Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Fundamentals
CADD 002Intermediate Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
CADD 003Advanced Computer-Aided Design and Drafting, Rendering & Animation
CADD 0043-Dimensional Computer-Aided Design and Drafting & 3-D Printing

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Published at

06/10/19 - 06:47 AM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  06/11/19

Received regional recommendation at 6-10-2019 IEDRC Deans Meeting.