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Students completing a technical certificate in drafting have the basic skills needed to pursue a career in mechanical and residential drafting.

UACCM has credit-transfer agreements with the Conway Area Career Center, Russellville Area Career and Technical Center and River Valley Career Academy.


Graduates are employed as:

  • Draftsman
  • Drafting technicians
  • Drafting designers
  • Architectural designers
  • Structural technicians
  • Structural steel detailers


  • Prospective drafters should be able to do detailed work accurately and neatly.
  • Students should have a basic understanding of mathematical concepts, including geometry and trigonometry, as well as computer skills.
  • Drafters should have good interpersonal skills, because they work closely with engineers, surveyors, architects, and other professionals.


  • Students required to take remedial courses must follow the UACCM Student Success Plan.
  • Computer Aided Drafting should be taken the first semester that program specific courses are taken.
  • Electives in support of this program are selected in consultation with the program advisor and are designed to support the major.

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