Drafting Technology Degree

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Drafting Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the drafting field, such as drafter or CAD operator based on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or retrain in drafting practices and software.

Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass-writing 62, reading 79, algebra 37, or Asset-writing 42, reading 41, algebra 42 or SAT scores of 450 critical reading and 440 math or ACT scores of 17 reading, 16 English, and 19 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
MATH 1112 College Trigonometry 3
OR
MATH 1113 Precalculus 3
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
Choose one of the following specializations:
MECHANICAL DRAFTING SPECIALIZATION
DFTG 1105 3D Mechanical Modeling 4
DFTG 1107 Adv Dimensioning/Section View 4
DFTG 1109 Auxiliary Views/Surface Devel 4
DFTG 1111 Fasteners 4
DFTG 1113 Assembly Drawings 4
Missing Course: Occupational Elective (17 hour version)
XXXX 1700 Occupational Electives 17
ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING SPECIALIZATION
DFTG 1125 Architectural Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1127 Architectural 3D Modeling 4
DFTG 1129 Residential Drawing I 4
DFTG 1131 Residential Drawing II 4
DFTG 1133 Commercial Drawing I 4
XXXX 1700 Occupational Electives 17
OCCUPATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES
DFTG 2010 Engineering Graphics 4
DFTG 2020 Visualization & Graphics 3
DFTG 2030 Adv 3D Modeling Architect 4
DFTG 2040 Advanced 3D Modeling Mech. 4
DFTG 2110 Blueprint Read/Tech Drawing I 2
DFTG 2120 Print Reading for Architecture 3
DFTG 2130 Manual Drafting Fundamentals 2
DFTG 2210 Blueprint Reading/Tech Draw II 2
DFTG 2300 Drafting Tech Internship 3 3
DFTG 2400 Drafting Tech Internship 4 4
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