Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5502
First Term: 2009 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 27
CIP Code: 15.1301

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

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Drafting - CADD Level III prepares the student to work as an advanced construction draftsperson for construction-related design and drafting companies/agencies. The student will develop knowledge of and skills for commonly used computer software applications. Students will be able to perform various construction drafting-related functions necessary for any architecture, civil, and construction-related work.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
+ ARC150 Architectural Desktop I 3
+ ARC161 Residential Architecture Drafting 3
+ ARC163 Commercial Architecture Drafting 3
CNS130 Computer Aided Design and Drafting 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
+ CNS250 Civil Drafting I: Land Development 3
+ CNS251 Civil Drafting II: Land Development 3

+ CNS282AC Volunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR
+ CNS290AC Construction Internship (3) OR
+ CNS296WC Cooperative Education (3) OR
+ CNS298AC Special Projects (3) 3
Credits: 27

Program Competencies
1. Draw and develop building plans with computer package commonly used in the architecture industry called Architectural Desktop. (ARC150)
2. Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for residential construction, using the board and the computer as tools (ARC161)
3. Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for commercial construction, using the board and the computer as tools. (ARC163)
4. Draw objects with various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130, CNS230, CNS240)
5. Download surveying data; prepare civil drafting working drawings and documentation for residential and commercial construction. (CNS250, CNS251)
6. 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. (CNS282AC, CNS290AC, CNS296WC, CNS298AC)
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.