Drafting Technology, Diploma (DT12)

Diploma

Program Chair: Ralph Griffith

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

Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters

Locations offered:
Thomasville
Tifton

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will translate three-dimensional (3D) pictorial sketches into proportional two-dimensional (2D) orthographic drawings.
  • Students will construct a working set of drawings, to scale, given engineering sketches of an assembly and a list of requirements.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

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

Cost
1st Term
Books: $550.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $3,084.00

2nd Term
Books: $350.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $1,880.00

3rd Term
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,352.00

4th Term
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,068.00
Total: $1,392.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses

8

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3

2: Institutional Credit

3

COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses

38

DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
DFTG 1105 3D Mechanical Modeling 4
DFTG 1107 AdvDimensioning/Section Views 4
DFTG 1109 AuxiliaryViews/SurfaceDevelopments 4
DFTG 1015 PracticalMathematicsDrafting 3
DFTG 1111 Fasteners 4
DFTG 1113 Assembly Drawings 4
XXXX xxxx - Occupational Electives 7

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