DFTG Drafting Courses

DFTG 1101 - CAD Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: Provisional Admission.

Co-requisites: COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computer Literacy [2].

Description: Establishes safety practices as they relate to a drafting environment. Introduces basic CAD functions while presenting essential principles and practices for line relationships, scale, and geometric construction.

DFTG 1103 - Multiview/Basic Dimensioning

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: DFTG 1101 - CAD Fundamentals [1].

Description: Provides multi-view and pictorial sketching, orthographic drawing and fundamental dimensioning methods necessary to develop 2D and 3D views that completely describe machine parts for manufacture using intermediate CAD software techniques.

DFTG 1105 - 3D Mechanical Modeling

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: In this course, the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software related to Parametric modeling for mechanical drafting. The student will develop the skills necessary to create 3D models and presentation/working drawings.

DFTG 1111 - Fasteners

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: This course covers the basics of identifying fastening techniques, interpreting technical data, and creates working drawings. Topics include utilization of technical data, identifying thread types, graphic representation of threaded fasteners, utilization of other fastening techniques, welding symbol identification, and welding symbol usage in working drawings.

DFTG 1113 - Assembly Drawings

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: Provides knowledge and skills necessary to create working drawings for the manufacture of machine parts. Topics include: detail drawings, orthographic assembly drawings, pictorial assembly drawings, and utilization of technical reference source.

DFTG 1125 - Architectural Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: Introduces architectural fundamental principles and practices associated with architectural styles and drawing. Fundamentals residential and commercial practices will be covered. Topics include: specifications and materials; architectural styles, construction drawing practices and procedures, dimensioning and scales.

DFTG 1127 - Architectural 3D Modeling

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: In this course, the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software related to Parmetric modeling for architectural drafting. The student will develop the skills necessary to create 3D models and presentation/construction drawings.

DFTG 2010 - Engineering Graphics

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: Covers the basics of computer terminology, input and output devices, file formatting, file management, for CAD software. Introduces students to the fundamentals of geometric construction, scale reading line relationship and basic history of the drafting concepts. Student will also be introduced to basic and intermediate CAD commands and procedures, and drafting concepts and principals.

DFTG 2020 - Visualization and Graphics

Credit Hours: 3

Pre-requisites: None.

Description: This course is an introduction to engineering graphics and component visualization. Sketching, line drawing, computer assisted drafting solid modeling including parametric modeling are practiced. Development of working drawings and requirements for drawing in a manufacturing and rapid pro-type environment is emphasized.

DFTG 2110 - Print Reading I

Credit Hours: 2

Pre-requisites: Provisional Admission.

Description: Introduces the fundamental principles and practices associated with interpreting technical drawings. Topics include: interpretation of blueprints and sketching.

DFTG 2210 - Print Reading II

Credit Hours: 2

Pre-requisites: None.

Co-requisites: DFTG 2110 - Print Reading I [2].

Description: This course continues the development of blueprint reading as applied to technical drawing. Topics include threads (inch and metric), auxiliary views, geometric tolerancing, and weldments.