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  Dec 18, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CAD for the Building Professional Certificate


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This certificate curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in architectural firms or construction-related businesses by providing an opportunity to learn computer-aided drafting (CAD) skills, while developing a preliminary understanding of building technology. This curriculum also serves professionals currently in the architectural field who are seeking career advancement through the development of intensive technical and creative CAD skills and experience. These courses can be applied to the architectural technology AAS track.

General Education Requirements


All students should consult an advisor.

Foundation Courses


  • English foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF) *
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF) *

Total Credit Hours: 31


* Course meets General Education requirements.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Prepare construction documents in a variety of formats including hand drafting, 2D CAD [computer-aided drafting], 3D presentation and rendering, and 3D object based modeling.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of construction details and building sections.
  • Differentiate between BIM software and non-object CAD software.
  • Describe construction details in BIM documents.
  • Prepare BIM construction documents based on designs submitted by employers or clients.
  • Revise BIM construction documents.
  • Arrange construction information in a BIM format.

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