Aug 07, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology (729), Associate of Applied Science Degree

Purpose: This degree is designed to prepare individuals with skills to work as designers and CAD operators. Students also have the opportunity to explore additive manufacturing.

Course Offerings: CADD courses in this program are offered primarily at the Hampton Campus both evening and daytime, as well as online.

Special Notes: Completion of the capstone course is a required part of the program. Students are highly encouraged to seek summer internship opportunities to explore the field of computer-aided drafting and design.

Articulation Agreement: Students who are interested in transferring to Old Dominion University to continue the AAS Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology to BS Mechanical Engineering Technology  plan should meet with Academic Advising early to determine and discuss requirements. 

For more information, contact the Science, Engineering and Technology Division at (757) 825-2898 or

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Possible Career Opportunities

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Semester Total Credits 17

Spring I

Semester Total Credits 18

Fall II

Semester Total Credits 16/17

Semester Total Credits 14/15

Total Minimum Credits 65-67

1Electives may be selected from DRF, MEC, ELE, ETR, IND, EGR, CAD, PHY 201 , and PHY 202 .
2Recommended courses to meet requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .

Program Information (SET)

For additional information about this program visit the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division webpage, stop by room 321 Hastings Hall, phone 757-825-2898, or email