Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology

Program Description

Classes offered in the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology major program will introduce you to architectural and mechanical design that will prepare you to work as a drafts person. Approximately one-half of the courses taken are in drafting and design technology. Students will also take courses in related areas and general education. MECC utilizes CADD operations extensively. Micro-Station PC, AutoCADD, and 3D software programs are available. These programs are the most widely used in industry in our service area. Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology major classes are available to evening students.

Opportunities for Employment

Successful completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design Technology major will prepare you for employment in areas in drafting and design including: mechanical, architectural, structural steel, and civil engineering.

Program Requirements

Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. Developmental classes in these area may be required. Students may not take a course out of normal sequence without the approval of the instructor.

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PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
    Technical Elective 3  
DRF 160 Machine Blueprint Reading 3  
DRF 200 Survey of Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) 4  
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING
DRF 233 Computer-Aided Drafting III 3  
    Technical Elective 3  
DRF 201 Computer-Aided Drafting and Design I 3  
IND 137 Team Concepts 3  
MEC 113 Materials and Processes of Industry 4  
SECOND YEAR FALL
CIV 171 Surveying I 3  
DRF 231 Computer-Aided Drafting I 3  
 IND 101 Quality Assurance Technology 3  
PHY 131 Applied Physics 3  
    Social Science Elective 3  
    Personal Development Elective 1  
SECOND YEAR SPRING
CIV 172 Surveying II 3  
DRF 232 Computer-Aided Drafting and Design II 3  
DRF 298 or 290 Seminar and Project in Drafting or Coordinated Internship 4  
MEC 122 Desktop Manufacturing Technology 3  
    Humanities Elective 3  
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 65  

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