Student and Mr. Bendel working together on a project

Students gain a working knowledge of AutoCAD, the industry-standard for computer-aided-design (CAD) software. They develop construction documents, architectural plans, and 3-dimensional models. The program offers an in-depth training of the Autodesk Suite which includes 3D Studio MAX, Revit, and Inventor. Students also have the opportunity to work as interns in local design firms.

Related subjects: architectural design, 3D modeling, urban planning, and mechanical engineering.


Mr. Dan Bendel  (x614360) 

Articulation Agreements

Articulation agreements with Somerville High School Drafting Design/Pre-Engineering Program exist at the following colleges and institutions

  • Middlesex Community College
  • Mass Bay Community College
  • Bay State Community College
  • Roxbury Community College
  • North Shore Community College
  • Bunker Hill Community College


Drafting graduates are currently attending the following colleges' architectural or engineering programs

  • Brown University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Penn State University
  • Boston University
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Connecticut

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