Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD Major

A major/degree in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to the creation of graphic representations and simulations in support of engineering projects.

Includes instruction in engineering graphics, two-dimensional and three-dimensional engineering design, solids modeling, engineering animation, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided design (CADD), and auto-CAD techniques.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD (use the College Search feature and enter "CAD" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering?  Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in Engineering Majors page.

What can you do with a major/degree in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD?

There are many career options available starting with a certificate or an associate major/degree in this field.  You may get your start in positions such as (but not limited to) mechanical drafter, civil drafter, CAD operator, and mechanical drafter.

 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD