Program Course Structure

Curricular Requirements

The Diploma in CADD requires successful completion of 62 credits, including completion of one of the two Specializations.

Specialization in Architectural and Structural (Starts in Fall Term)

Term 1 (Fall) Core Courses
CADD 1100 Drafting Fundamentals 4
CADD 1150 Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) Software 4
CADD 1161 Office Software & Procedures 4
CADD 1110 Summative Project 4
Term 2 (Spring)
CADA 1201 Architectural Fundamentals 4
CADA 1250 Intro to Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software for Architectural 4
CADS 1200 Introduction to Structural Drafting and Concrete 4
CADS 1251 Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Structural 4
Term 3 (Fall)
CADA 2110 Single Family Residential 4
CADD 2160 Professional Practice for Design and Drafting 4
CADS 2120 Structural Steel 4
One of:
CMNS 1140
ENGL 1100
Introduction to Professional Communications
Introduction to University Writing
3
Term 4 (Spring)
CADA 2210 Commercial Buildings 4
CADS 2100 Site Work 4
CADD 2220 Sustainable Design 4
MATH 11XX Any course 1100 level or higher 3

Specialization in Architectural and Mechanical (Starts in Spring Term)

Term 1 (Spring) Core Courses
CADD 1100 Drafting Fundamentals 4
CADD 1150 Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) Software 4
CADD 1161 Office Software & Procedures 4
CADD 1110 Summative Project 4
Term 2 (Fall)
CADA 1201 Architectural Fundamentals 4
CADA 1250 Intro to Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software for Architectural 4
CADM 1230 Process Piping 4
CADM 1250 3 Dimensional (3D) Parametric Solids Modeling Software 4
Term 3 (Spring)
CADA 2110 Single Family Residential 4
CADD 2160 Professional Practice for Design and Drafting 4
CADM 2130 Conveyor Systems 4
One of:
CMNS 1140
ENGL 1100
Introduction to Professional Communications
Introduction to University Writing
3
Term 4 (Fall)
CADA 2210 Commercial Buildings 4
CADM 2230 Component Assembly and Details 4
CADD 2220 Sustainable Design 4
MATH 3 credits from a course in MATH at the 1100 level or higher 3