Computer Aided Design C.A.S.

Thomas Gallagher, Interim Program Director

The Computer Aided Design (CAD) program offers graduates a pathway into professional careers as technicians in civil, mechanical, and architectural drafting. Other career opportunities exist in geographic information systems, mapping, surveying, and technical design. This one-year program prepares students in mathematics, business, and writing, as well as the following skills:

  • graphic communications;
  • computer-aided design and modeling systems;
  • geographic information systems; and
  • surveying.

Graduates emerge with an understanding of how to use computer aided design software to solve real-world graphic communications problems in a team-oriented environment.

Certificate of Applied Science - Computer Aided Design

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 34

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019


Summary

Computer Aided Design Core Certificate Courses34
Total Hours34

Computer Aided Design Core Certificate Courses

Note: WRIT 121 may be substituted for WRIT 101 at the discretion of the program advisor based on future career and educational goals.

Complete all of the following courses:
BGEN 105SIntroduction to Business3
CSCI 105Computer Fluency3
CSCI 172Intro to Computer Modeling3
DDSN 113ATechnical Drafting3
DDSN 114Introduction to CAD3
DDSN 1163D CAD3
DDSN 244GIS Mapping3
DDSN 245Civil Drafting4
M 121College Algebra3
SRVY 230Intro to Srvyg for Engineers3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
or WRIT 121 Intro to Technical Writing
Total Hours34

Minimum Required Grade: C-