CADD: Computer Aided Drafting & Design

The Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) associate degree program is a lab-intensive, hands-on approach to training in the fields of engineering graphics and computer based drafting and design. This career-oriented major includes instruction on the use of a number of the most popular industry-standard graphics and drafting software applications. The program has a basic general education core along with introductory manufacturing and computer courses. A cooperative education option is also available.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) associate degree program is a lab-intensive, hands-on approach to training in the fields of engineering graphics and computer based drafting and design. This career-oriented major includes instruction on the use of a number of the most popular industry-standard graphics and drafting software applications. The program has a basic general education core along with introductory manufacturing and computer courses. A cooperative education option is also available.

 


This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
CAD-101 Computer Aided Engineering Graphics 4
CIM-101 Machine Shop Practices 3
CST-103 Microcomputer Operating Systems I: Workstations 3
EGR-103 Technical Drawing 3
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Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
CAD-102 Advanced Computer Aided Engineering Graphics 3
CAD-107 Parametric Design: AutoDesk Inventor 3
CAD-208 AutoCAD Civil 3D Level I3 3
HPE.... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
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Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
CAD-201 CADD Applications: MicroStation 3
MTH-125 Accelerated Precalculus4 4
PHY-103 Physics I for Non-Science Majors or  
PHY-101 Physics I5 or 4
...-... Diversity - Humanities General Education Elective 3
HPE.... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
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Second Semester
CAD-202 Advanced CADD Project or  
EGR-208 Co-op I: Engineering 3
CAD-205 Architectural CADD Using Revit3 3
CAD-206 Solids Modeling: SolidWorks3 3
MTH-132 Statistics for Technology6 4
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
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  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: ENG-101
3 Prerequisite: CAD-101
4 Must test into MTH-125 or take all prerequisites
5 Prerequisite: MTH-100; Co-requisites: MTH-124 or MTH-125
6 Prerequisite: MTH-100

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Solve basic and complex drafting and design application problems using industry standard 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional software and feature-based parametric design software.
  2. Apply the fundamentals of computer aided drafting and design disciplines such as architectural, mechanical and electrical engineering.
  3. Utilize industry standard microcomputer CADD software and the hardware, operating systems and peripherals used to facilitate them.
  4. Create free-hand sketches, engineering notes and scaled drawings using American National Standards (ANSI) and/or International Standards Organization (ISO) specifications.

Employment Opportunities

  • CADD operator
  • CADD technician
  • Computer draftsperson
  • Design drafter
  • Drafting detailer

Contact Persons

Dr. Melvin L. Roberts, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4942
email: mroberts@camdencc.edu

Professor Domenic Priolo
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4445
email: dpriolo@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

15.1301

Program Code

CAD.AAS