A major/degree in Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working schematics and representations in support of electrical/electronic engineers, computer engineers, and related professionals.
Includes instruction in basic electronics, electrical systems and computer layouts; electrode-mechanical drafting; manufacturing circuitry; computer-aided drafting (CAD); and electrical systems specification interpretation.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD (use the College Search feature and enter "electrical/electronics" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD?
There are many career options available starting with a certificate or an associate major/degree in this field. You likely can get your foot-in-the-door as (but not limited to) an industrial maintenance technician, electronics engineering technician, and electro-mechanical technician.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- American Design and Drafting Association
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians
Publications/Magazines in Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD