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Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology: Drafting, AAS


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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: R. Gates, Chair, Business and Technology Division; B. Brezina, Program Coordinator

This drafting option provides students with the background to work as a drafting technician in support of the work of architects, builders, mechanical and civil engineers, manufacturers, and other technical professionals. This program is open to individuals with no previous drafting experience. Students develop competencies in the general skills of engineering technology and study related subjects that provide a broad educational foundation. Technically specific coursework includes engineering graphics, 2-D drawings, 3-D drawings, land development drawings, and CAD/CAM drawings. Students will complete courses in drafting to obtain  necessary skills for the preparation of detailed technical drawings made with drawing instruments or by application of computer techniques. With a strong background in engineering technology fundamentals and a concentration in drafting, graduates of this program will be prepared for employment as an entry-level drafting technician.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45.

Career Opportunities:

drafting technician in support of work of architects, builders, mechanical and civil engineers, manufacturers, and other technical professionals

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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