Mechanical Drafting Technology (AAS) A50340

A course of study that prepares the students to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to create working drawings, graphic representations and computer simulations for mechanical and industrial designs. Includes instruction in engineering graphics, specification interpretation, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, drafting calculations, two dimensional and three dimensional engineering design, solids modeling, engineering animation, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided design (CADD) and manufacturing materials and processes.

Graduates should qualify for employment in mechanical areas such as manufacturing, fabrication, research and development, and service industries.

Technical Drafting - Mechanical Drafting Certificate (C50340) - Mechanical Drafting Technology (AAS) A50340

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
ATR-112 - Intro to Automation 2 3 3 fall
ATR-211 - Robot Programming 2 3 3 spring
BPR-111 - Print Reading 1 2 2 fall
DFT-111 - Technical Drafting I 1 3 2 fall
DFT-112 - Technical Drafting II 1 3 2 spring
DFT-151 - CAD I 2 3 3 fall
DFT-152 - CAD II 2 3 3 spring
DFT-153 - CAD III 2 3 3 fall, spring
DFT-154 - Intro to Solid Modeling 2 3 3 fall
DFT-254 - Intermed Solid Model/Render 2 3 3 spring
DFT-259 - CAD Project 1 4 3 fall, spring
EGR-111 - Engineer Comp and Careers 2 2 3 fall, spring
HYD-110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 2 3 3 fall
MEC-110 - Intro to CAD/CAM 1 2 2 fall, spring, summer
MEC-111 - Machine Processes I 1 4 3 spring

Major Electives: Select 7 hours

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BUS-110 - Introduction to Business 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
DFT-115 - Architectural Drafting 1 2 2 summer
DFT-119 - Basic CAD 1 2 2 fall, spring, summer
ISC-112 - Industrial Safety 2 0 2 spring
MAC-121 - Intro to CNC 2 0 2 fall, spring
WBL-111 - Work-Based Learning I 0 10 1 fall, spring, summer
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer
WBL-121 - Work-Based Learning II 0 10 1 fall, spring, summer
WBL-122 - Work-Based Learning II 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer

Total Major Hours: 49

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Social/Behavioral Science: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ECO-251 - Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 3 fall

Total General Education Hours: 15

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
DFT-111 - Technical Drafting I 1 3 2 fall
DFT-151 - CAD I 2 3 3 fall
DFT-154 - Intro to Solid Modeling 2 3 3 fall
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
DFT-112 - Technical Drafting II 1 3 2 spring
DFT-152 - CAD II 2 3 3 spring
DFT-254 - Intermed Solid Model/Render 2 3 3 spring
MEC-110 - Intro to CAD/CAM 1 2 2 fall, spring, summer

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ATR-112 - Intro to Automation 2 3 3 fall
BPR-111 - Print Reading 1 2 2 fall
DFT-153 - CAD III 2 3 3 fall, spring
EGR-111 - Engineer Comp and Careers 2 2 3 fall, spring
HYD-110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 2 3 3 fall

Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ATR-211 - Robot Programming 2 3 3 spring
DFT-259 - CAD Project 1 4 3 fall, spring
MEC-111 - Machine Processes I 1 4 3 spring

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 64

Testimonial

“I was tired of working in retail and knew that I needed an education to open doors into other fields.”

Jason Kubu
Class of 2014

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