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Karen M. Young, Program Coordinator
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The drafting/CAD (computer-aided drafting) program provides students with the CAD skills and knowledge to qualify for entry-level positions in a wide variety of industries.
During the first year, students focus on gaining a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of CAD drafting, tolerancing, manufacturing processes, and mathematics.
The senior year is devoted to a specific drafting/CAD discipline which the student selects: model building & process piping drawing or technical illustration.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM
Alfred State drafting/CAD graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.
Drafting/CAD: Model Building & Process Piping Drawing
Drafting/CAD: Technical Illustration
Mechanical Engineering Technology
The first year will focus on gaining a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of traditional as well as CAD drafting. This will include production of industrially correct detail drawings, assembly drawings, and weldment drawings.
A laptop computer is required for students entering the drafting/CAD program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.
Applicants in any of the drafting/CAD programs must meet the following physical requirements: