CERTIFICATES

Earning a certificate from the A&E CAD department is the fastest way to pursue a career in CAD. The certificate programs are the quickest way to establish a solid foundation for your future professional CAD career in the field of your chosen specialization. If you’re not sure which specialization is right for you, browse the certificate plans below and see what plan interests you the most.

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This 16 credit hour, multidisciplinary program is intended for students exploring the career options in Computer Aided Design (CAD) as it relates to the fields of mechanical and civil engineering, and architecture. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design program advisor before pursuing this certificate program.

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This 27 credit hour is intended for students pursuing careers in the field of Architectural Computer Aided Design (CAD)/Building Information Modeling (BIM). Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design program’s Architectural CAD advisor before pursuing this certificate program.

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This 24 credit hour program is intended for students pursuing careers in the field of Civil Engineering Computer Aided Design. Students may also apply the credits earned in the Civil certification to the A&E CAD department’s AAS degree – Civil CAD Specialization. CAD software used in this program includes Civil 3D and AutoCAD.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the A&E CAD department’s Civil coordinator, Jeffrey Muhammad, before pursuing this program.

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This 27 credit hour certificate program is intended for students pursuing careers in the field of Integrated Circuit Mask design. CAD software used in this program includes Cadence Virtuoso and Allegro.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the A&E CAD department’s Electronic CAD coordinator, Douglas Smith, before pursuing this program.

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This 20 credit hour certificate program is intended for students pursuing careers and training in the field of CAD and Computer Aided Manufacturing.

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with the A&E CAD department’s Mechanical coordinator, Kim Duren, before pursuing this program.

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ADVISING

If you’re here looking for certificate programs that might interest you, we highly recommend you speak to our advisors to learn more. Please see the advisor directory below to meet with the advisor(s) of the certificate program(s) that catch your eye!

DougSmith

Doug Smith

Department Chair, Electronic CAD Coordinator
Advising Guide: CAD Foundation

Email: douglas@austincc.edu
Phone: (512) 223-4853
Directory: Doug Smith