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All West Texas Campuses

Contact Information:

Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Email: wtxfinaid@tstc.edu

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325. 641. 3901
Brownwood Campus

Jennifer Rosas - 325.235.7338
Sweetwater Campus

(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
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Hands-on Approach

Have you wondered who puts together the plans for the wind turbines towering over farms and ranches all over West Texas? Are you fascinated by the design of new buildings, or even customized motorcycles? Not only is computer-aided drafting and design technology used in building construction and vehicle design, it's essential to the manufacturing process for all kinds of products we use on a daily basis.  

The Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Program offers the technical skills needed for a career in this essential field. In our hands-on learning environment, students utilize computer programs such as:

  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Revit
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D

Career Opportunities

  • Drafting and Design
  • Architectural and Construction Drafting
  • Civil Drafting
  • Design Detailing
  • Mechanical Drafting
  • Piping

Just think of all the career opportunities available with employers like Texas Department of Transportation, Nucor Steel, Kohler, Highland Pump, civil engineering companies, architectural firms, surveyors, and aeronautical agencies (like NASA). 

Course Options

Using a combination of lecture and labs, our industry-experienced instructors guide students through the principles and techniques of drafting and design.  Depending on whether you wish to pursue a degree or certificate, your courses could include:

  • Computer-aided Drafting (Basic and Intermediate)
  • Architectural Drafting (Residential and Commercial)
  • Plane Surveying
  • Solid Modeling/Design
  • Machine Drafting
  • Mechanical Drafting

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