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2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Aided Drafting Architecture Certificate - Academic Plan

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The Computer Aided Drafting certificate prepares the students for advanced levels of computer aided design within industry, utilizing the latest hardware and software releases. The certificate may be completed within one year. This certificate prepares students to perform 2D and 3D design including customization and AutoLISP programming with their CAD system. Students may choose from an area of design concentration including architecture, mechanical design or interior design.

Course Availability

Total Credits = 32

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Requisites Required Course Availability Fall? Course Availability Spring? Course Availability Summer?
AEC 1250  - Architectural Design and Modeling 4 No Yes Yes No
AEC 1510  - Building Materials 3 No Yes Yes No
CAD 1101  - Computer Aided Drafting/2D I 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CAD 1102  - Computer Aided Drafting/2D II 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CAD 2402  - Computer Aided Drafting/Custom 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CAD 2400  - Computer Aided Drafting/3D 3 Yes Yes Yes No
CAD 2220  - Revit Architecture 3 No Yes Yes No
CAD 2404  - AutoLISP Programming 3 Yes Yes No No
CIS 1018  - Intro to PC Applications 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1150  - Technical Mathematics 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes


Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


  • All courses require student version software downloads (free) to a personal computer. Pleae note, drafting software performs better on a Windows computer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this certificate.

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