Drafting/CAD: Technical Illustration

AOS Degree – Code #0418

Karen Young, Program Coordinator

Email address: youngkk@alfredstate.edu

Students enrolled in the technical illustration curriculum will enhance their drafting/CAD skills for various graphic publications.

Assignments apply 2D or 3D computer methods to create print-ready publications utilizing isometric exploded illustrations for instructions, Web sites, and pictorial graphic presentations.

Graduates can explore career paths and build their skills in drafting/CAD and technical illustration areas.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Alfred State drafting/CAD: technical illustration graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

The occupational opportunities are unique in the drafting/CAD: technical illustration program, as the graduate has an opportunity for employment as an entry-level technical illustrator as well as opportunities in CAD occupations such as:

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 100 percent are employed.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Drafting/CAD: Model Building & Process Piping Drawing

Mechanical Design Engineering Technology

CAD/CAM Technology

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended: Algebra

A laptop computer is required for students entering this program. Laptop specifications are available at www.alfredstate.edu/required-laptops.

TECHNICAL STANDARDS

Applicants in any of the drafting/CAD programs must meet the following physical requirements: