Computer Aided Drafting & Design Technology
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Program Description

Every high school graduate has an opportunity for a rewarding and progressive Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) career. The curriculum has been designed to accommodate individuals who are high school graduates or equivalent and who have a desire to become part of the CADD profession in the challenging field of technology.

The first two semesters are designed to provide entry-level courses in keeping with the New York State Education Department requirements toward an Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design Technology. In the last two semesters, students are guided into a concentrated field of Computer Aided Design including a variety of different 3D software packages. The overall program provides the student with a broad assortment of different drawing experiences in diverse areas of study. Upon completion of this broad and comprehensive training in CADD, the student will be qualified to accept job opportunities in support of engineers and designers.

Graduates will be able to assume positions as designers or CADD operators working with and supporting engineers and engineering departments.

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Hegis: 5303
Curriculum Code: 2202
Campus Location: South
Engineering & Technologies Division

Available at:

Pre-Admission Recommendations:
Math I
Math II
Math III

Recommended H.S. Courses And/Or Experiences:

Career Opportunities/Further Education:
Engineering and Design Firms


Did You Know?

A significant number of courses have been renumbered as part of the State University of New York's policies which promote student mobility, through transfer of academic credit, to other SUNY institutions. All courses should be numbered at the 100-200 levels. The Listing Reference contains both the old and new numbers which should aid students in their choice of courses.


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