Drafting Technology (Diploma)

Fall 2016 (201712) is the last term for acceptance. The program is scheduled to terminate at the end of Fall 2017 (201812). 

Program Description

The Drafting Technology diploma program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the drafting field, based on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or retrain in drafting practices and software.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: DT12
  • Award Level: Diploma
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 3 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 46

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements.

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in Drafting, all Drafting courses must be taken five years prior to graduation. Courses older than five years must be retaken. Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress. Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses                                                                         Credits

Mechanical Drafting Specialization
First Term
MATH 1012—Foundations of Mathematics 3
Choose One: (Required)
COLL 1500—College Success and Career Exploration OR 3
COMP 1000—Introduction to Computers
DFTG 1101—CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1105—3D Mechanical Modeling 4
Second Term
MATH 1015—Geometry and Trigonometry OR 3
DFTG 1015—Practical Mathematics for Drafting Technology
ENGL 1010—Fundamentals of English I 3
DFTG 1103—Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
DFTG 1109—Auxiliary Views/Surface Development 4
Guided Occupational elective 2
Third Term
EMPL 1000—Interpersonal Relations and Prof. Development 2
DFTG 1107—Advanced Dimensioning/Sectional Views 4
DFTG 1111—Fasteners 4
DFTG 1113—Assembly Drawings 4
Guided Occupational electives 2
 

 

Program Courses Credits
Architectural Drafting Specialization
First Term
MATH 1012—Foundations of Mathematics 3
Choose One: (Required)
COLL 1500—College Success and Career Exploration OR 3
COMP 1000—Introduction to Computers
DFTG 1101—CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1125—Architectural Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1127—Architectural 3D Modeling 4
Second Term
MATH 1015—Geometry and Trigonometry OR 3
DFTG 1015—Practical Mathematics for Drafting Technology
ENGL 1010—Fundamentals of English I 3
DFTG 1103—Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
DFTG 1129—Residential Drawing I 4
Third Term
EMPL 1000—Interpersonal Relations and Prof. Development 2
DFTG 1131—Residential Drawing II 4
DFTG 1133—Commercial Drawing I 4
Guided Occupational electives 4
Drafting Technology Guided Occupational Electives
Choose any Trade/Industrial Technology, BUSN, CIST, IDSY, OR MGMT course

 

Program Advisors

Mike Howard
Instructor
mhoward@sctech.edu
770-467-6049
Henry center