Computer Aided Drafting and Design - Diploma | ECTC

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Computer Aided Drafting and Design - Diploma

Computer Aided Drafting and Design

General Education

Courses Credit Notes
Written Communication, Oral Communications, or Humanities/Heritage 3  
MAT 116 OR
Higher-Level Math
3  
GENERAL EDUCATION SUBTOTAL 6  

Technical Core Courses

Courses Credit Notes
CAD 100 Introduction to Computer Aided Design 3 Recommended first semester
CAD 102 Drafting Fundamentals 4 Recommended first semester
CAD 112 Engineering Graphics 4 Prereq: CAD 102
CAD 200 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 4 Prereq: CAD 100 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 201 Parametric Modeling 4 Recommended first semester
CAD 298 Practicum OR
CAD 299 Cooperative Education
1-3 Prereq: department consent and program coordinator approval
TECHNICAL CORE COURSES SUBTOTAL 23  

Technical Electives

Choose 22 credits from the following list. Other courses may be taken as approved by the program coordinator.

Courses Credit Notes
BRX 120 Basic Blueprint Reading 3  
BRX 220 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3  
CAD 108 Introduction to Surveying 3  
CAD 120 Introduction to Architecture 4 Recommended ECTC class
CAD 130 Descriptive Geometry 4 Prereq: CAD 112 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 150 Programming in CAD 4 Prereq: CAD 100 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 212 Industrial Drafting Processes 4 Prereq: CAD 100 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 216 Building Information Modeling 4  
CAD 220 Architectural Design 4 Prereq: CAD 120 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 222 Mechanical Design 4 Prereq: CAD 100 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 230 Construction Techniques 4 Prereq: CAD 120 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 240 Advanced Dimensioning and Measurement 4 Prereq: CAD 100 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 252 Commercial Detailing 4 Prereq: CAD 120 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 262 Working Drawings 4 Prereq: CAD 120 with a grade of C or better or instructor approval
CAD 292 Industrial Applications 4 Prereq: department consent and instructor approval
CAD 293 Special Problems 1-4 Prereq: department consent and program coordinator approval
DPT 100 Introduction to 3D Printing Technology 3  
DPT 102 3D Printing Technology Fundamentals 2  
TECHNICAL ELECTIVES SUBTOTAL 22  
DEGREE TOTAL 48-50  

Progression in the program is contingent upon achieving a grade of "C" or higher in each technical and mathematics course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://catalog.kctcs.edu/academic-services/general-education-requirements/

Requirements taken from the 2021-2022 KCTCS Catalog

Updated April 2022