Computer Technical Illustration

Program Description

Provides an opportunity to develop the theory and techniques necessary for employment as a technical illustrator in the fields of engineering, manufacturing, publishing and scientific industries. Students will plan and produce drawings from specific data, blueprints and prototypes. Production methods, visual skills, technical documentation procedures and developments, as they apply to the technical illustration industry, will be studied.

Careers

Technical Illustrator, graphic specialist, technical publications specialist, manager technical publications, CAD drafter, CAD illustrator, CAD designer, engineering technician, computer graphics specialist.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program will be able to:

  • Plan and produce drawings from specific data, blueprints and prototypes.
  • Construct two and three-dimensional models of an engineering design using available engineering software.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of print reading and symbology.