Drafting and Design Technology — Mechanical
2270: A.S. Degree in Drafting and Design Technology — Mechanical (62 Credit Hours)
The program in Drafting and Design Technology — Mechanical prepares students for careers as mechanical drafters and designers in the manufacturing industry. Graduates of this program normally find employment in the offices of engineers and manufacturers and in the private and public sectors. Emphasis is placed on learning to create gearing and cam drawings, electronic diagrams, structural drawings, topographic drawing and mapping, piping drawing, and welding representation. Emphasis is also placed on learning dimensioning and tolerancing; drawing threads, fasteners and springs; and design and working drawings. All the drafting and design courses are taught using AutoCAD. It is highly recommended, but not required, that students in this program have a laptop computer.
Program Core Courses
General Education Courses
2MAC 1105 College Algebra is recommended for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution.