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

Associate in Science Degree

CAD/Drafting Technology 60 units

Certificate of Achievement

CAD/Drafting Technology 18 units

Certificate of Specialization

Computer-Aided Design 13.5 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.