CAD-Drafting Technology

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree
Cost
$13,601*

Leave your mark on the world

You’re driven to make changes in this world in your own artistic way. With an Associate in Applied Science degree, you can enter the workforce in an entry-level drafting position or earn a promotion in your existing career after graduation.

Course work such as labs, lectures and reading assignments cover:

  • using AutoCAD to complete drawing sets
  • choosing appropriate drawing tools for each design to increase productivity
  • measuring and reading dimensions using scales

What can you do with an A.A.S. in CAD-Drafting Technology?

See your work on in-class projects brought to life around the CLC community! Then take that inspiration beyond graduation to your new role. Work on teams where you design someone’s first home, plan infrastructure projects and more.

Start right away with your degree in roles such as:

  • entry-level CAD technician
  • entry-level drafter
  • engineering technician

With additional education or experience your role can be:

  • architectural drafter
  • industrial designer
  • landscape architect

Highlights

  • WIOA Program

  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Degree

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    CAD 111 4
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 111
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CAD 110 3
    CAD 117 3
    CAD 170 3
    CMM 111 3
    ENG 120 3
    • Course Code CAD 110
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 117
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 170
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 111
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 120
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CAD 217 3
    CAD 211 3
    CAD 270 3
    CAD 290 3
    MTH 114 3
    • Course Code CAD 217
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 211
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 270
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 290
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 114
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    MET 214 3
    • Course Code MET 214
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CAD 177 3
    CAD 178 3
    ECO 110 3
    SOC 121 3
    • Course Code CAD 177
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 178
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 110
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CAD 215 3
    CAD 277 3
    CAD 278 3
    CAD 287 3
    • Course Code CAD 215
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 277
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 278
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CAD 287
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

63


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CAD-Drafting Technology at CLC

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An Associate in Applied Science is just one possible way to study CAD Drafting Technology. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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