In the Drafting and CAD Technology program students acquire the skills necessary for entry-level drafting jobs in the design/ drafting industry.

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Create Construction Documents and Shop Drawings for Architects, Engineers and Manufacturers.
  • Visualize and measure 3D objects and buildings and recreate them in computer-aided design software (CAD).
  • Render objects and buildings for presentation in programs including: Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD Architecture, and 3DS Max.
  • Create a complete set of residential plans using CAD software.
  • Draw a site plan including topography using CAD software.
  • Create thematic maps from GIS data.
  • Estimate construction material quantities and building costs.


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Gallatin College East campus
705 Osterman Drive, Ste. 107
Bozeman, MT 59715



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Students will need reliable all-season personal transportation as public transportation is not available for all course locations