UACCM Academics

Career-Specific Program Overview

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Students working on drafting projects at computer stations in the drafting lab.


The Drafting program at UACCM examines a wide range of drafting and design experiences to prepare students for entry-level positions in the drafting industry. The program introduces students to the drafting profession, principles, and technology used within the different drafting fields. Throughout the program, students learn and work with the following computer-aided drafting and 3-D modeling programs: AutoCAD, Inventor Professional, Revit Suite, and SDS/2. Students learn basic techniques for residential and commercial drafting, structural steel drafting, machine, and mechanical drafting. Realistic projects and working with clients are incorporated into the semester projects. The Drafting program curriculum includes the study of design concepts and sustainability theories to give students an edge in today’s workplace.

Career Opportunities

  • Drafters (architectural, machine, or engineering)
  • Drafting designers
  • AutoCAD technicians
  • Structural technicians
  • Estimator
  • Salesperson
  • Electrical and electronics drafters

Degree/Certificate Requirements