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CADD Minor

Improve Your Employment Options

A CADD minor can only enhance your employability for many career paths. Completing the courses required for a CADD minor will enable you to use the newest technologies to draw two-and-three-dimensional engineering design models. In addition, you will learn engineering design and drafting technology concepts and be able to apply them in different projects. You can also explore to find out whether you might consider pursuing a four-year degree in Design & Drafting Technology to enhance your employment options. To see the CADD Minor requirements, click here.


Sample of Students’ Projects



CADD Faculty

The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention. In addition, students learn from highly knowledgeable and experienced full-time faculty members, who also provide individualized program advisement and guide students to the right path.


CADD Facilities

  • UCM's CADD facilities house more than 80 computers for students and are among the most technologically advanced in the Midwest
  • CADD labs are equipped with the latest workstations housing the most up-to-date software
  • CADD labs also include 3D printers with the leading-edge digital trends

Industry Partnership

Our industry partners are mostly UCM alumni who hold leadership positions at global and national engineering firms.  In addition to providing continuous support to our program, our industry partners participate in our annual advisory board meetings and contribute to collaboratively educating knowledgeable, skillful, and successful individuals.  They also provide career opportunities for our students.

Student Organizations

There are two student organizations involved in the CADD program:

American Institute of Building Design (AIBD)
Design and Drafting Student Association (DDSA)

All CADD students are encouraged to join AIBD and/or DDSA to get involved in fun and rewarding activities. Student organizations offer leadership opportunities, learning experiences, and environments to network with fellow students, faculty, and industry professionals. In fact, our AIBD student organization has been recognized as the Student Chapter of The Year for the past two consecutive years.

For more information about the Design & Drafting Technology Minor, please contact our Design & Drafting Program Coordinator.




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