Bakersfield College

Industrial Drawing

Industrial Drawing Associate of Arts Degree

This degree covers the principles of industrial drawing/CAD with the emphasis on using the AutoCAD software package from basic 2D principles through 3D solid modeling to obtain graphic solutions, design refinements, modifications and delineations. Software customization is also emphasized. Career opportunities include drafter, CAD operator, engineering tech, CAD manager, and architecture CAD operator.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • demonstrate proficiency in technical skills and safety principles required for industrial employment.
  • demonstrate problem solving skills used in industrial design and product development.
  • 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.

Career Opportunities:

Architectural and Civil Drafters, Electrical and Electronics Drafters, Engineering Technician, Mechanical Drafters

To Achieve the Associate of Arts Degree

Upon completion of graduation requirements and the required degree courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Industrial Drawing Associate of Arts Degree.

Total Units: 20

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
INDR B12 Introduction to Drafting and CAD 2.0
INDR B20A Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) 3.0
INDR B50 Process Piping 3.0
INDR B51 Electrical Design 3.0
INDR B52 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 3.0
INDR B40 Parametric Modeling Fundamentals 3.0

Electives - Select 3 Units from the following:

Course # Name Units
ARCH B16 Digital Tools for Graphics Communication 3.0
INDR B20B Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) 3.0