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Drafting Major Receives Industry Recertification


Pennsylvania College of Technology’s computer aided drafting technology major recently was recertified by the American Design Drafting Association.

ADDA is an organization for designers, drafters, architects, illustrators and technical artists. The association’s curriculum-certification process provides a thorough review of an educational facility’s program and recognizes schools whose design/drafting curriculum meets established and approved standards.

The detailed process that allows the department to closely examine its curriculum, faculty background, employment placement of graduates, classroom capabilities and more to ensure it is offering the best it can to students.

Schools are certified for one-year periods; Penn College’s certification will remain in effect through Aug. 31. The college has earned certification for its computer aided drafting technology associate-degree major every year since 1997.

In addition to an associate degree in computer aided drafting technology, Penn College offers a bachelor’s degree in computer aided product design.

Established in 1948, ADDA is the oldest design-drafting association in the world. It is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, among other industry groups.

To learn more about these majors and other academic programs offered by the School of Industrial and Engineering Technologies at Penn College, call 570-327-4520.

For more about the college, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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