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Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Architectural 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-year (two semester) Certificate in Architectural Drafting and enter the workforce. Students explore architectural drafting techniques, residential and commercial construction plans, and CAD software programs. This certificate program provides entry-level careers with architectural firms and builders with drafting and CAD skills and emphasizes foundation concepts in building information modeling (BIM).

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
AEC 101Basic Architectural Drafting


AEC 121Construction Materials and Systems


CAD 224Revit Architecture


Total Credit Hours:10

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
AEC 102Residential Construction Drawing


AEC 123Commercial Construction Drawing


Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 18