Drafting Technology, AAS (DT13) (151301)  Degree

Campus Locations: Thomasville, Tifton

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 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, 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.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

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, Associate of Applied Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 63 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Books: $550.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,300.00
Total: $2,151.00
Books: $400.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,400.00
Total: $2,101.00
Books: $100.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,100.00
Total: $1,501.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,500.00
Total: $1,801.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,301.00
Curriculum Outline (63 hours)
1: General Core Courses 15
Area I: Language Arts/Communications (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101

Explores the analysis of literature and articles about issues in the humanities and in society. Students practice various modes of writing, ranging from exposition to argumentation and persuasion. The course includes a review of standard grammatical and stylistic usage in proofreading and editing. An introduction to library resources lays the foundation for research. Topics include writing analysis and practice, revision, and research. Students write a research paper using library resources and using a formatting and documentation style appropriate to the purpose and audience.

Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Hours) 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (6 Hours) 6
MATH 1111

Emphasizes techniques of problem solving using algebraic concepts. Topics include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities, functions and graphs, and systems of equations; optional topics include sequences, series, and probability or analytic geometry.

and either MATH 1112 or MATH 1113 3
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Hours) 3
2: Institutional Credit 3
COLL 1500

This course is designed to provide tools to assist students to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic and professional success in their chosen occupational/ technical program of study. Topics include: Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Money Management, Study and Test Taking Skills, Stress Management and Wellness, Communications Skills, Career Exploration, Research Skills, College Campus Knowledge, Memory & Reading Skills, Presentation & Interview Skills, and Group Skills. Effective Fall 2016, students who already have an Associate Degree or higher will be given exemption credit for the COLL 1500 course.

3: Occupational Courses 45
DFTG 1101

Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission Establishes safety practices as they relate to a drafting environment. Introduces basic CAD functions while presenting essential principles and practices for line relationships, scale, and geometric construction.

DFTG 1103

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1101 This course provides multiview and pictorial sketching, orthographic drawing and fundamental dimensioning methods necessary to develop 2D and 3D views that completely describe machine parts for manufacture using intermediate CAD software techniques.

DFTG 1105

Pre/Co-requisite(s): Provisional Admission In the 3D Mechanical Modeling course, the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software related to Parametric modeling for mechanical drafting. The student will develop the skills necessary to create 3D models and presentation/working drawings.

DFTG 1107

Pre/Co-requisite: DFTG 1103 This course continues dimensioning skill development and introduces tools for precision measurement and section views.

DFTG 1109

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1103 Introduces techniques necessary for auxiliary view drawings, surface development, and developing sheet metal parts.

DFTG 1111

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1105, DFTG 1103 This course covers the basics of identifying fastening techniques, interpreting technical data, and create working drawings. Topics include utilization of technical data, identifying thread types, graphic representation of threaded fasteners, utilization of other fastening techniques, welding symbol identification, and welding symbol usage in working drawings.

DFTG 1113

Pre/Co-requisite(s): DFTG 1111 This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to create working drawings for the manufacture of machine parts. Topics include: detail drawings, orthographic assembly drawings, pictorial assembly drawings, and utilization of technical reference source.

XXXX xxxx - Occupational Electives 17
Program Chair

Design and Construction Division Chair
School of Industrial Technology

15689 US 19 North, Thomasville, GA 31792

Civil Engineering Technology Lead Faculty
School of Industrial Technology

52 Tech Drive, Tifton, GA 31794
Up one level
Programs of Study