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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49

Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology, Certificate of Completion


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School of Applied Technologies (AT)

The ARDR certificate of completion program utilizes up-to-date computer-aided drafting software applications to train drafters for the building construction industry.  The curriculum concentrates primarily on residential and commercial building construction technology and document preparation specific to the architectural discipline.

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Educational Option Information

  • This program can be completed: Part-time or full-time. Full-time students can earn the Certificate of Achievement in 3 terms. Follow course catalog recommendations to avoid scheduling problems.
  • This program can be started: Any term.
  • Primary course location: Advanced Technology Center

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

 

Career and Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

Though primarily intended as a stand-alone program, many courses within the Architectural Drafting degree coursework are transferrable to 4-year institutions.  Also, coursework for the Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology, Certificate of Completion can be applied toward CNM’s Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.

 

Employment Information

  • This program is designed for immediate employment.

Graduates are prepared for entry-level jobs such as architectural or engineering drafting technicians in residential and commercial construction and in drafting and sales positions with contractors, fabricators and suppliers. 

 

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites


Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Term 2


Either Term 2 or Term 3 courses may be taken directly after the completion of Term 1 courses.

Term 3


Either Term 2 or Term 3 courses may be taken directly after the completion of Term 1 courses.

Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology, Certificate of Completion 35-37 credit hours


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