Drafting

Turning ideas into designs; drafters create drawings and 3-D models using Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) software. Major career fields for drafters include: architectural, mechanical, civil, piping, electrical and structural drafting.

The drafting program prepares students for the workforce or provides a foundation for Engineering and Design programs at the University level. 

Stackable Credentials

Full-Time Schedule 

Occupational Skills Award - Drafting-CAD 

This program is designed as a one-year computer aided drafting certificate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2 (Spring)
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours4
 Total Semester Credit Hours11

Certificate - CAD Drafting

Level One Certificate

Full-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a one-year computer aided drafting certificate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
POFT 1300 Career Exploration/Planning 3
DFTG Elective 1 4
 Semester Credit Hours11
 Total Semester Credit Hours18

Certificate - 2D/3D Modeling

Level One Certificate

Full-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a three semester 2D/3D Modeling certficate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 1445 Parametric Modeling and Design 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #3
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 2381
Cooperative Education - Drafting
or Career Exploration/Planning
3
DFTG Elective 1 4
 Semester Credit Hours11
 Total Semester Credit Hours26

Certificate - Industrial Drafting

Level Two Certificate

Full-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a 2-years Industrial drafting certificate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2
DFTG 1445 Parametric Modeling and Design 4
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting - Residential 4
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours12
Semester #3
ARCE 1452 Structural Drafting 4
DFTG 2438 Final Project - Advanced Drafting 4
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours12
Semester #4
DFTG 2381
Cooperative Education - Drafting
or Career Exploration/Planning
3
DFTG 2430 Civil Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
 Total Semester Credit Hours38

Associate of Applied Science Degree - Drafting

Full-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a 2-years of a Bachelor Degree for students who wish have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
Select from one of the following: 3
Psychology for Success  
Psychology for Success  
Design I  
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Semester #2
DFTG 1445 Parametric Modeling and Design 4
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting - Residential 4
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math (Quantitative Reasoning) 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Semester #3
ARCE 1452 Structural Drafting 4
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting 4
DFTG 2438 Final Project - Advanced Drafting 4
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #4
ARTS 1301
Art Appreciation
or Music Appreciation
3
BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence 3
DFTG 2381
Cooperative Education - Drafting
or Career Exploration/Planning
3
DFTG 2430 Civil Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours13
 Total Semester Credit Hours60

Part-Time Schedules 

Certificate - CAD Drafting

Level One Certificate

Part-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a one-year computer aided drafting certificate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2 (Spring)
DFTG Elective 1 4
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #3 (Fall)
POFT 1300 Career Exploration/Planning 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
 Total Semester Credit Hours18

Certificate - 2D/3D Modeling

Level One Certificate

Part-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a three semester 2D/3D Modeling certficate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2 (Spring)
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 1445 Parametric Modeling and Design 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #3 (Fall)
DFTG Elective 1 4
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #4 (Spring)
DFTG 2381
Cooperative Education - Drafting
or Career Exploration/Planning
3
 Semester Credit Hours3
 Total Semester Credit Hours26

Certificate - Industrial Drafting

Level Two Certificate

Part-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a 2-years Industrial drafting certificate for students who wish to have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2 (Spring)
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 1445 Parametric Modeling and Design 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #3 (Fall)
DFTG 2438 Final Project - Advanced Drafting 4
ARCE 1452 Structural Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #4 (Spring)
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting - Residential 4
DFTG 2430 Civil Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #5 (Fall)
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting 4
DFTG 2381
Cooperative Education - Drafting
or Career Exploration/Planning
3
 Semester Credit Hours7
 Total Semester Credit Hours38

Associate of Applied Science Degree - Drafting

Part-Time Student Schedule

This program is designed as a 2-years of a Bachelor Degree for students who wish have a career in the drafting field.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1 (Fall)Semester Credit Hours
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #2 (Spring)
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting 4
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #3 (Summer)
Select from one of the following: 3
Psychology for Success  
Psychology for Success  
Design I  
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4 (Fall)
ARCE 1452 Structural Drafting 4
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math (Quantitative Reasoning) 3
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #5 (Spring)
DFTG 2430 Civil Drafting 4
DFTG 1445 Parametric Modeling and Design 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #6 (Summer)
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7 (Fall)
DFTG 2438 Final Project - Advanced Drafting 4
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting 4
 Semester Credit Hours8
Semester #8 (Spring)
BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence 3
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting - Residential 4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #9 (Summer)
ARTS 1301
Art Appreciation
or Music Appreciation
3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10 (Fall)
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting 4
DFTG 2381
Cooperative Education - Drafting
or Career Exploration/Planning
3
 Semester Credit Hours7
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
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