Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5350
First Term: 2009 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 27
CIP Code: 15.1303

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 17-3011.01

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Commercial Drafting CADD Level II prepares students to work as architectural drafting technicians in a variety of commercial (non-residential) design and drafting companies/agencies. Students will enhance their computer and board drafting skills/knowledge and also train on commercial specific drafting skills to perform intermediate level drafting technician responsibilities.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
+ ARC163 Commercial Architecture Drafting 3
+ ARC164 Advanced Commercial Architecture Drafting 3
+ ARC226 Advanced Architectural Detailing 3

+ ARC282AC Volunteerism for Architecture: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR
+ ARC290AC Architecture Internship (3) OR
+ ARC296WC Cooperative Education (3) OR
+ ARC298AC Special Projects (3) 3

BLT263 General Building Code 3
CNS130 Construction Drawing Foundation 3
CNS180 Building Construction Methods, Materials, & Equipment 3
+ CNS230 Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) 3D for Construction and Architecture (CADD II) 3
+ CNS240 Advanced Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) for Construction and Architecture (CADD III) 3
Credits: 27

Program Competencies
1. Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for commercial construction, using the board and the computer as the tools. (ARC163, ARC164)
2. Prepare detail drawings for wood, steel and concrete construction. (ARC226)
3. Acquaint students with safety principles and inspection processes in general building construction. (BLT263)
4. Work as a member of a team, and apply concepts learned in other courses in an internship assignment in a public, private, and/or non-profit agency. (ARC282AC, ARC290AC, ARC296WC, ARC298AC)
5. Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130, CNS230, CNS240)
6. Identify and describe common methods, materials, and equipment used in construction. (CNS180)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 03-24-09

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.