Architectural Drafting & Design

Employment in the Architectural and Related Fields

The Executive Certificate in Architectural Drafting & Design Technology program prepares the student for employment in the architectural and related fields. Through drafting projects students will learn to prepare various architectural drawings of structures and equipment systems derived from layouts and sketches.  Students will transform initial designs using computer aided drafting (CAD) into working architectural drawings adhering to the American Standards Institute (ANSI) and American Institute of Architects (AIA) drafting standards.  Students may find employment as an architectural drafting technician, computer aided drafting technician, or as an engineering drafter.  Complete in 12 months!

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Benefits

Graduates of the Certificate Architectural Drafting & Design Technology program will be trained to utilize fundamental and advanced two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD to produce architectural drawings and renderings; understand the mechanical, electrical and plumbing building systems; the construction materials and construction methods; prepare working architectural drawings utilizing AIA standards for a light commercial building including basement plans, floor plans, elevations, site plan, construction details, schedules and architectural systems; and apply two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD software to architectural design and drafting problems.

Job Opportunities

Architectural drafting; Civil drafting; Computer aided design; CAD Drafting Technicians, Operators or Specialists; Mechanical Engineering Assistants; Drafting Designers; Mechanical; Drafters or Tooling Drafters.


  • Engineering Drawing I
  • Engineering Drawing II
  • Technical Physics 1
  • Architectural Drafting: CAD: 1—Introduction
  • Architectural Systems Design
  • Architectural Drafting CAD: 2—Intermediate
  • Structural Drafting
  • Green Building Trends and Technology
  • Materials of Construction
  • Engineering Drawing III
  • Strength of Materials
  • Architectural Drafting: CAD 3— Applications
  • Architectural Drafting: CAD 4—Advanced

Total Tuition: $ 2395.00
One-time Payment: $ 2245.00 — Save $150
Payment Plan: 25% first payment: $595.00
Number of other payments: 4
Amount of each payment after 1st payment: $450
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