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Engineering Graphics Certificate (Undergraduate)

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Turn your mechanical designs into reality.

The certificate in engineering graphics will provide a credential to individuals who demonstrate competency in engineering drawing creation, layout, dimensioning and projections. The certificate will combine traditional drawing layout skills with advanced CAD and modeling applications. The materials science course provides knowledge of materials used in industry and their mechanical properties.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Like technology.
  • Like to design and build things.
  • Are able to see the big picture and work toward achieving goals.

Career Opportunities

  • Computer aided design technician
  • Architectural drafting
  • Mechanical drafting
  • Civil construction drafting
  • Electronics drafting
  • Engineering technician

Undecided or still deciding on a major and future career?

If you are uncertain about your major and have questions about career planning, you are not alone. Choosing a major or career can be a very difficult decision. The exploratory studies program may be a good fit if you are unsure of your major and career focus. Entering the university in the exploratory studies program will help you gain confidence and valuable insights on majors and minors available at SDSU and future career choices. 

In addition, FOCUS 2 Career, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you reflect on your values, interests, personality traits and skills to provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 Career by using their student email and password. After completing FOCUS 2 Career, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.