Drafting Technology at College of San Mateo - Degrees & Certificates
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Drafting Technology
Degrees & Certificates

AS
Associate in Science Degree


CAD/Drafting Technology 60 units

CA
Certificate of Achievement


CAD/Drafting Technology 21 units

CS
Certificate of Specialization


Computer-Aided Design 16.5 units


Recommended high school preparation:

Coursework in Mechanical Drawing, Art, Computers, Mathematics

University Transfer Program

Use Assist (www.assist.org) to identify lower division major preparation for the California State University and the University of California systems. For independent or out-of-state colleges and universities use their catalogs to locate this information. Transfer Services can assist you to gather this information.

Drafting is common to all manufacturing and construction activities. The drafter interprets the engineer’s ideas, presenting them in the language of manufacturing and construction. Recognized as one of the finest Drafting programs in the state, CSM’s instructors have recent industry experience and classrooms are equipped with the latest equipment, including computer-aided drafting (CAD) stations. A graduate of CSM’s Drafting Technology program may select from several enviable opportunities. The graduate may immediately enter industry as a draftsperson with the potential to become a designer or may opt to continue their education at a state university for a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology, becoming eligible for technical management positions.