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Drafting Technology

Program Description: The Drafting Technology diploma program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the drafting field.  The program’s occupational courses are delivered utilizing self-paced instructional techniques that allow students to start any semester and to progress at their own rate.  Classes may meet days and evenings three semesters per year.  Students receive an excellent academic foundation with core courses in English, mathematics, and psychology. 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.

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters.

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Dates: This program is self-paced.  Students are able to be admitted at the beginning of any semester.  Under certain circumstances, students may be admitted during a semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria.  Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A program advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Drafting Technology, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 46 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, occupational information, etc., Please Click Here.

 

Curriculum

Credit Hours

 
1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
 
  ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
  MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics (3)
 
  And one of the following (2-3 hours)
    EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
    PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
 
2. Occupational Courses (38 hours)
  DFTG 1015 Practical Mathematics for Drafting 3
  DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
  DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
  DFTG 1105 3D Mechanical Modeling 4
  DFTG 1107 Adv. Dimensioning/Sectional Views 3
  DFTG 1109 Auxiliary Views/Surface Development 4
  DFTG 1111 Fasteners 4
  DFTG 1113 Assembly Drawings 4
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Students must complete a minimum of four (4) credit hours of occupational electives.  These hours may be selected from approved Drafting Electives or may be selected if approved by the student’s advisor.

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