Program Details

Career Program

Computer-Aided Design

Program Information:

Associate of Applied Science

Faculty Advisor: Robert Brown· Phone: 410-386-8224 · Email:

This program is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position in the Computer-Aided Design (CAD) industry. The field of CAD will continue to be one of the most promising growth areas for meaningful employment well into the twenty-first century. Students graduating with this degree may find employment working under the guidance of engineers and architects as CAD Operators, Engineering Technicians, CAD Detailers and Design Assistants.

Students who select this curriculum and wish to transfer later to a four-year institution should check with that institution. While many courses will transfer, certain specialized courses may not.


Program Requirements
 CAD-101   Introduction to Computer-Aided Design/Drafting  3 credits
 CAD-110  Customizing CAD Software  3 credits
 CAD-206  Solid Modeling  3 credits
 CAD-210  Advanced Auto CAD and Auto CAD 3-D  3 credits
 CAD-220  Introduction to Architectural Computer- 
 Aided Design/Drafting
 3 credits
 CAD-240   CAD Engineering Drawing  3 credit
 CAD-245  CAD Engineering Drawing II  3 credit
 CAD-260  Computer-Aided Civil Applications  3 credits
 CAD-299  Internship in CAD  1 credits
 CGR-254  3-D Computer Animation and Modeling  3 credits
 CIS-139  Principles of Computer Technology  4 credits


General Education Requirements
 Arts and Humanities  6 credits
 Biological and Physical Sciences  7 - 8 credits
 Emerging Issues  3 credits
 English Composition and Literature  3 credits
 Mathematics  3 - 5 credits
 Social and Behavioral Sciences  6 credits
 Total Credits   60

Diversity/ World View requirement is not met by program requirements. Be sure to select an appropriate course from General Education choices to meet this requirement.

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