Drafting Technology at College of San Mateo - Associate in Science Degree: CAD/Drafting Technology
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Drafting Technology
ASMajor in CAD/Drafting Technology

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.

Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major Requirements: 18 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major.

DRAF 121 Computer-Aided Drafting I 3 units
DRAF 130 Mechanical Design and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) 3 units
DRAF 110 Solidworks I 3 units
DRAF 111 Solidworks II 3 units
DRAF 113 REVIT 3 units

Plus, select three units from any course in:
  • ARCH (Architecture)
  • BUSW (Business Applications Windows Platform)
  • ELEC (Electronics)

DGME 103 Thinking Visually: Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Design 3 units
DGME 165 Digital Animation 3 units
DGME 167 Web Design I 3 units
DGME 211 Media Design I: Illustrator 3 units
DGME 212 Media Design II: Photoshop 3 units