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Major in CGT


Students in this discipline use computers to understand, analyze, and create machine designs, while gaining competency in basic drafting and design skills. They will acquire skills in solid and parametric modeling using advanced computer-aided drafting and design techniques, including 2D and 3D design. Students may work toward an associate of applied science degree, a technical certificate, or a certificate of proficiency. Technical certification courses are designed to train entry-level CGT workers and may be applied toward the degree program. Course credit may also be received through testing or demonstrated proficiency.

The following occupations represent some career opportunities available. Some will require additional education. For additional information, please contact Student Advisement and Career Planning . You may also want to view the CGT degree plans for Architectural , Digital Design , GIS and GPS Mapping , General , and Mechanical .

 

Career Opportunities Additional Resources
Architectural Drafter
Engineering Technician
Surveyor and Mapping Technician
Cartographer
Mechanical CADD designer
Interior Design Drafter
Animation Developer
UA Fort Smith College of Applied Science and Technology: CADD Technology
Employment site: computeraideddesigncrossing.com
American Design Drafting Association: adda.org
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping: acsm.net
ASPRS: Imaging and Geospatial Information Society: asprs.org
Arkansas Labor Market Information: discoverarkansas.net/
O*NET: onetcenter.org
Salary Wizard: salary.com