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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Basic Computer-Aided Drafting Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one semester Certificate in Computer Aided Drafting & Design Basic CAD and enter the workforce. Students explore CAD print reading, 2D, and 3D modeling software skills and techniques. With this certificate students will become proficient in the latest release of AutoCAD software and learn the basics of Google Sketchup®. This certificate prepares students for career paths in public and private company CAD settings.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CAD 100Print Reading for CAD


CAD 101Computer-Aided Drafting/2D I


CAD 102Computer-Aided Drafting/2D II


CAD 115Sketchup


Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 12

Important Program Notes:

Take these courses in the fall semester to complete the certificate.