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DRAFTING (COMPUTER - ASSISTED)/ CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Ammerman
Program Learning Outcomes
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Hegis Code: 5303
Curriculum Code: DRFT-CERT


Fall 2015 Program Requirements Comparison
 

     This one-year program is intended for students who wish to begin a career in computer-assisted drafting and design, update their existing professional skills or continue on to earn an A.A.S. degree in Construction Technology / Architectural Technology. Emphasis is on CAD drawing for architecture, construction, design illustration and presentation.

     The rapid expansion of computer graphics is creating many new and exciting career opportunities. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions with architectural offices, construction and engineering firms, communications and manufacturing companies and government agencies.

     The program can also serve as a foundation for further studies in related fields such as animation, game design, technical illustration, product design and multimedia communication.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

Students not qualifying for MAT111 may be admitted to the program while taking developmental mathematics.

FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)* : 17.5 credits Lec. Lab. Cr.
  COL101: Freshman Seminar 1.5 - 1.5
DRF111: Mechanical Drafting 2 3 3
DRF114: AutoCAD I 2 3 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3 - 3
  MAT111:Algebra II 4 - 4
  Social Science Elective 3 - 3
         
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)* : 15 credits Lec. Lab. Cr.
DRF217: Architectural Drafting: Residential 2 3 3
DRF218: Architectural Drafting: Presentations 2 3 3
DRF219: Architectural Drafting: Structural 2 3 3
DRF220: AutoCAD II 2 3 3
DRF223: Introduction to 3D Modeling, Rendering and Animation 2 3 3
         
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 32.5

* Students who matriculate in January may require more than two semesters to complete the program.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Technology  21 credits
English    3 credits
Social Science    3 credits
Mathematics    4 credits
Freshman Seminar 1.5 credits