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Advanced Technology and Allied Health

CADD - Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) is a hands-on based degree program using a wide variety of CADD software packages, including Autodesk products like AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Inventor, and Revit, DassaultSystèmesʻ SolidWorks and CATIA, and Creo (formerly known as ProEngineer).

CADD graduates will have the skills to create, revise, and detail, 2D or 3D CADD files such as:

  • Solid model parts and assemblies using state of the art parametric solid modeling software titles such as SolidWorks, Inventor, Revit, and Creo
  • Produce professional quality drawings for complete shape, size, and form dimensions and necessary specifications, for parts, assemblies, buildings, structures, and earth projects
  • Residential and structural construction modeling and detail drawing using AutoCAD and Revit
  • Develop land parcel drawings, contour mapping, plan and profile views using Civil 3D
  • Use ESRi’S ArcGIS to perform attribute queries, spatial queries, vector and raster geoprocessing and address locating

CADD graduates who have completed the course EGT 2244 SolidWorks II are prepared and have the opportunity to complete the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam on campus.

For more information concerning this or other Technology Degrees and Certificates call 501-882-8822 or email us.

Average Program Graduate Salaries

Based on information from Arkansas Occupational Employment and Wage Survey, July 2014.

Computer Aided Drafting & Design Average Starting Salary:

$31,600 - $40,460

Kendall Casey
Senior CADD Instructor
Department Head

Office: T101F

Andy Treat
Advanced CADD Instructor
Office: T119