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    Apr 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Civil Computer-Aided Design, COP

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Civil computer aided design (CAD) is a rapidly growing segment of the technical job market. This certificate of proficiency is designed specifically to meet the needs of students wishing to transfer to a university civil or environmental engineering program or build a career in the lucrative civil computer-aided drafting field. The civil computer aided design certificate of proficiency is designed to give students a basic understanding of the terminology, methods, and analytical techniques which are required to accurately analyze survey data, model topography in 3D, edit and design civil structures, and draft architectural site plans. By completing this certificate of proficiency, students will be able to better meet both short and long term employment needs in several fields related to land development. The revised courses on the civil CAD certificate are highly articulated to UC, CSU, and CalPoly university courses and they are all structured to build a high degree of competency in this lucrative field.

Total Units Required: 12

To earn the certificate of proficiency:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.


See an IVC counselor for course substitution if a course is not available.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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