Computer Aided Design C.A.S.

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: 2020-21


Summary

Computer Aided Design Core Certificate Courses

34

Total Hours

34


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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BGEN 105S

Introduction to Business

3

CSCI 105

Computer Fluency

3

CSCI 172

Intro to Computer Modeling

3

DDSN 113A

Technical Drafting

3

DDSN 114

Introduction to CAD

3

DDSN 116

3D CAD

3

DDSN 244

GIS Mapping

3

DDSN 245

Civil Drafting

4

M 121

College Algebra

3

SRVY 230

Intro to Srvyg for Engineers

3

WRIT 101

College Writing I

3

or WRIT 121

Intro to Technical Writing

Total Hours

34

Minimum Required Grade: C-