Jacksonville AutoCAD School Options
Just four minutes from downtown is the only public school in the Jacksonville area that offers AutoCAD training. This article examines that school and its relevant programs. It also includes a table of information about the school that prospective students need to know, such as enrollment, tuition and the graduation rate.
- Florida State College at Jacksonville offers an associate degree and certificate programs that can train students to create architectural and engineering drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software. This school is about half a mile from the heart of downtown.
Prospective students will want to learn about this school and find out if it's right for them.
|Florida State College at Jacksonville|
|School Type||Public, 4-year|
|Total Enrollment (2014)||25,514*|
|Campus Setting||Large city|
|Tuition (2015-2016)|| $2,830 in-state;
|% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2013-2014)||77%*|
|Acceptance Rate (2014)||N/A (Open admissions policy)*|
|Graduation Rate (students began 2008)||36% (6% transfer-out rate)*|
Source: *NCES College Navigator.
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Florida State College at Jacksonville offers AutoCAD, Drafting, and Architectural Design and Construction Technology classes through its Architecture & Interior Design area of study.
AutoCAD Foundations Technical Certificate
This 15-credit-hour program prepares students for entry-level drafting positions. Required classes cover topics in construction document sketching and scaling, basic CAD commands and engineering drawings. Students can also take elective classes specializing in the use of AutoCAD for architectural, civil and mechanical drafting.
Drafting Technical Certificate
This program includes the same core courses as the AutoCAD certificate. Students examine additional topics in construction estimating, construction management and scheduling. Electives are also available in various drafting specialties. Students must complete 24 credit hours of coursework to fulfill program requirements.
Associate in Science in Architectural Design and Construction Technology
This 2-year program includes courses in such topics as construction materials, report writing and structural drafting. An internship is also required. AutoCAD classes are offered in each of the drafting and design, civil and architectural tracks. Students who've completed one of the drafting or AutoCAD foundations certificates can transfer their credits to this program.