Program Purpose: Students who complete Drafting courses will acquire information, skills and training in the applied field. Students completing the Drafting program will be prepared to meet the design and drafting needs of engineering, architectural, and manufacturing firms. Students will acquire the practical knowledge and skills to successfully enter industry employment or to advance within their organization.
Program Description: Training in Drafting will prepare one for challenging careers as drafters, designers, engineering assistants, 3-D modelers, estimators, and design/drafting checkers. Students may obtain an AS, Certificate of Achievement or preparation for transfer to a four year university in the fields of industrial design, manufacturing or industrial technology. Specialized application of various software programs are taught using current technology and methods found in the Architectural, manufacturing, and design industries. There is a broad range of career opportunities such as Drafters, Designers, Illustrators, and Model Makers.
PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
- Demonstrate an understanding of drawing methods and graphic composition techniques.
- Prepare technical drawings using computer-aided drafting (CAD) and design software.
- Analyze information to develop solutions to technical aspects of a design problem.