Computer-Assisted Design


School: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Dean: Melanie Rie,

Program Director: Eric Magaram,

Support Staff: Collette Gerken,

Location: Technology Center, Room: 8300, Phone: 845-574-4298


Degrees Offered:

Program Goals:

The certificate provides students with the skills needed to create, edit and produce basic design drawings using SketchUp, SolidWorks and AutoCAD programs. Students learn how to solve design challenges and express their ideas in drawing form.  

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Create and edit accurate 2D and 3D architectural and mechanical drawings using computer-aided drafting software
  • Understand the symbols, tools, and terminology of the drafting field
  • Create professional drawings that can be used for the construction and production of architectural and engineering projects
  • Understand the principles of design and problem solving