Drafting and Design Technology includes such majors as Architecture and Computer Generated Imagery (CGI). Students should complete the core courses and one area of emphasis:
Architecture Emphasis: design principles and CAD are applied to problems in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning. Proper and efficient methods of sketching, story boarding, models and multifaceted presentations are explored. Emphasis is on Design, building codes and health, safety and welfare of the built environment always keeping in mind that, "Ordinary Architecture occupies space and extraordinary Architecture celebrates space."
Employment opportunities: Entry level - CAD person / Design Person
Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) Emphasis: provides for majors such as Architecture, Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), Engineering, Entertainment industry and Animation. Design principles, CAD and animation systems are applied to problems in animation, architecture, Entertainment industry, landscape architecture, urban planning and engineering. Emphasis is on proper and efficient methods of Digital production, sketching, story boarding, 3D digital models, animations and multifaceted presentations’
￼￼Employment opportunities: Entry level - Animation Modeler.
A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Design and Drafting Technology A.S. Degree will:
- Describe effective architectural, Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) and drafting techniques including graphic communication of design and technical drawings, orientation of design and technical drawings, and the decision making process for design and technical drawings.
- Demonstrate the ability to use technology to prepare architectural, Computer Generated Imagery (CGI), Computer Aided Drawings (CAD), and multimedia presentations. Estimate time, material, labor and equipment required for this expertise.
- Demonstrate planning techniques and administration of architectural, Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) and document control for design and technical working drawings.
About the School
Celebrating over 90 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles.