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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 a mastery learning instructional technique that allows students to enter any semester while progressing 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

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will translate three-dimensional pictorial sketches into proportional two-dimensional orthographic drawings.
• Students will construct a working set of drawings, to scale, given engineering sketches of an assembly and a list of requirements.
• Students will develop a complete set of construction plans, to scale, for a two-story residential home given a sketch and a list of requirements.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Thomasville, Tifton

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters.

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Entrance Dates: Beginning of each 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: 49 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

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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. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
COLL 1500 Student Success
3. Occupational Courses (38 hours)
DFTG 1015 Practical Geometry and Trigonometry for Drafting Tech 3
DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
DFTG 1105 3D Mechanical Modeling 4
DFTG 1107 Advanced Dimensioning/Sectional Views 4
DFTG 1109 Auxiliary Views/Surface Development 4
DFTG 1111 Fasteners 4
DFTG 1113 Assembly Drawings 4
XXXX xxxx Guided Electives 7
Barnes, Tammy
Drafting Technology Faulty
School of Industrial Technology
O: (229) 391-2631
Griffith, Ralph
Drafting Technology Faculty
Technical and Industrial Education
O: (229) 225-5088