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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Drafting Technology, A.A.S.


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The Drafting Technology program prepares the students for work in industry as drafters. The student is able to prepare clear, complete and accurate working drawings similar to those used in industry. The student applies the knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, and building materials to complete a set of drawings. Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) is also utilized during all semesters using industry standard software and hardware.

Outcomes

  • At graduation, students earning an AAS in Drafting will have the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain placement within the discipline.
  • Demonstrate problem solving, informational literacy, technological and communication skills in team and individual learning exercises.
  • Provide exercises enabling student to demonstrate the use of manual and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) equipment typically used in industry.
  • Provide students with the skills that will promote occupational growth and life-long learning.

Assessment

Student evaluations
Student portfolios
Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey
Graduate Placement Survey
Survey of seniors
Capstone Courses
Advisory Board

Total: 16


Total: 15


Total: 16


4th Semester


Total: 17-20


Minimum credits for an AAS degree in Drafting Technology: 64


Electives: Choose from Intro. to Surveying CET 0230, Intro to GIS Science Cartography GPHY 284  , or Capstone

Completion of the first two semesters may result in a Certificate of Applied Science in Drafting. Student must complete a course in each of the following areas: English, Math, and Psychology or Interpersonal Communications to receive a certificate.

This program is designed for fall entry. If a spring entry is desired, it will take longer than two years to complete.

This program will transfer to the Business, Construction Management Track, B.A.S.  The program allows students to transfer their AAS degree as a block to earn a Bachelor of Science degree.

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