Computer-Aided Drafting and 3D Animation is an exciting course where students gain an understanding of how to create drawings and 3D modelsand animations using the latest CAD software. Students learn the fundamentals of drafting by producing working drawings before moving into 3D modeling. Students use a 3D printer to produce real models of their designs. The basics of animation are introduced to students allowing them to start creating complex virtual landscapes, models, and environments.
Major Units of Study Computer-Aided Drafting is an integral part of each unit.
Fundamentals of Technical Drawing/CAD
Drafting Materials, Instruments and Equipment
Civil Engineering Drawing
During the second year, students build upon the first year’s skills to learn to create and solve more complex projects. The class focuses on architectural and engineering drawings and building construction, including residential and commercial architecture.
Students can become certified in the following area(s):