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Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Computer Aided Design - Certificate

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If you love to design buildings and have an affinity for computers, you should consider HGTC's Certificate in Computer-Aided Design (CAD). This certificate provides the knowledge and skills to apply drafting methods to computerized building designs. Using Revit, AutoCAD, and Civil 3-D, you will gain the ability to produce professional CAD documents. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be prepared to take industry-recognized certification exams in AutoCAD.

For more information, contact:
David D. Lewis, P.E. - (843) 349-7109

Career Outlook

Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Architectural offices
  • Engineering firms
  • Construction companies
  • Specialty subcontractors
  • Materials suppliers

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

For more information about gainful employment, visit: http://www.hgtc.edu/righttoknow.

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester-Spring
AET 101 Building Systems I  3
CET 127 Building Construction and Print Reading 4
EGR 275 Intro. to Engineering/Computer Graphics* 3
MAT 175 Algebra and Trigonometry I* 3
  TOTAL 13
Second Semester-Summer    
EGT 252 Advanced CAD 3
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
*EGR 275, ENG 155 and MAT 175 are offered in the fall semesters as well.