Drafting Technology (Associate)


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 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

Locations offered:

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.

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.

1st Term
Books: $550.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,157.00
Total: $2,016.00

2nd Term
Books: $400.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $1,930.00

3rd Term
Books: $100.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $979.00
Total: $1,363.00

4th Term
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $1,619.00

5th Term
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $890.00
Total: $1,214.00

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: General Core Courses (15 Hours)


Area I: Language Arts/Communications (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Hours) 3
Area II: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (6 Hours) 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
and either MATH 1112 or MATH 1113 3
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 Hours) 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 Hours)


COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (45 Hours)


DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
DFTG 1105 3D Mechanical Modeling 4
DFTG 1107 AdvDimensioning/Sectional Views 4
DFTG 1109 AuxiliaryViews/SurfaceDevelopm 4
DFTG 1111 Fasteners 4
DFTG 1113 Assembly Drawings 4
XXXX xxxx - Guided Electives 17

General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.

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