Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology, Occupational Skills Award

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology

Occupational Skills Award

Overview

Welcome to the Computer Sciences & Technology Department. The department provides instruction in three different Workforce Education programs. Each program's student learning outcomes align with industry skillset  demands  to ensure a greater probability for employment upon graduation. The department also provides instruction for the Laredo College core curriculum as well as in an Associate of Science Degree involving a Computer Science concentration. 

The mission of the Computer Sciences & Technology Department is to fulfil the learning objectives of each one of our students, while providing quality, relevant, hands-on instruction. Students will be encouraged to engage in an environment conducive for learning. The department's goal for each of our students is to inspire them to fully attain their learning potential. 

Information

The Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Tecnology program offers short term awards in distinct program skillsets. The Occupational Skills Award provides instruction in four introductory courses introducing software used in the program. Topics range from drawing to geographic information systems. The courses are embedded in the AAS program curriculum.





Plan of Study

Recommended Course Sequence Semesters Offered Credit Hours
Semester 1
DFTG 1305 - Technical Drafting Fall, Spring 3
DFTG 1309 - Basic Computer-Aided Drafting Fall, Spring 3
GISC 1311 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Fall 3
DFTG 1330 - Civil Drafting I Fall 3
12 Hour
AAS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS/PATHWAY TOTAL: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS