Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing and Agriculture

Do you enjoying creating models?  Are you inventive, creative?  Do you enjoying drawing?   Do you enjoying gardening?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, a career in Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing or Agriculture may be a match for you. 

Some of the career opportunities in this cluster are:   

  • Architecture and Drafting  
    Become a CAD technician or work as an architectural drafter
  • Systems Integration Engineering
    Work as a photonics technician or become an electronics engineer
  • Quality Assurance
    Pursue a career as a mechanical or production inspector
  • Logistics and Inventory Control
    Careers in this pathway range from truck driving to working as a purchasing agent
  • Agribusiness
    Own your own egg producing ranch, service farming equipment as a mechanic
  • Construction
    Work as a carpenter, a landscaper or own a commercial or residential painting company
  • Trades, Installation and Repair
    Become an auto/diesel mechanic, work as an electrical apprentice or start a repair company
  • Project Management
    Enjoy working with people, providing leadership and direction?  Work as a project manager, construction manager or work in educational administration 

CNM offers these suggested Dual Credit courses if you are interested in pursuing careers in Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing and Agriculture:

ELEC 1010

Electronics Mathematics

AUTC 1110

Intro to Automotive Systems

CARP 1005

Carpentry Blueprint Reading I

ENGR 1010

Survey of Engineering Fields

WELD 1020

Introduction to Metallurgy

ARDR 1010

CAD Analysis I

See the CNM catalog   for descriptions and prerequisites for these and many more available courses.

For more information on the Career Clusters initiative in New Mexico, you can review Work in New Mexico.