Program Description: The Drafting Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students for employment 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, algebra, geometry and trigonometry, 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.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will construct a working set of drawings, to scale, of a given assembly.
• Students will translate three-dimensional pictorial sketches into proportional two-dimensional orthographic drawings.
Length of Program: Five (5) 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 Scores.
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.
Program Final Exit Point: Drafting Technology, Associate of Applied Science.
Credits Required for Graduation: 60 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation
|1. General Core Courses||15|
|Area I: Language Arts/Communication||3|
|ENGL||1101||Composition and Rhetoric|
|Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences||3|
|Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics||3|
|and either MATH 1112 (College Trigonometry) or MATH 1113 (Pre-Calculus)|
|Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts||3|
|General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.|
|2. Occupational Courses (45 hours)|
|COMP||1000||Introduction to Computers||3|
|DFTG||1105||3D Mechanical Modeling||4|
|DFTG||1107||Adv. Dimensioning/Sectional Views||4|
|DFTG||1109||Auxiliary Views/Surface Development||4|
|XXXX||xxxx||Students must complete a minimum of fourteen (14) 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.||14|