Bakersfield College


Architectural Computer Aided Drafting Job Skills Certificate

This certificate covers the principles of architectural computer aided drafting to include basic 2D and 3D AutoCAD application as well as BIM related software covering architectural practices including both residential and light commercial working documents. Emphasis is also placed on architectural delineation using software.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate a deep understanding of the core material required for transfer to a four-year university degree program or for certification in the department programs.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.

To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate

Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Architectural CAD Job Skills Certificate.

Total Units: 11

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design CAD 3.0
ARCH B16 Digital Tools for Graphics Communication 3.0
ARCH B33 Architectural Computer Practice 3.0