Drafting Technology Certificate


Courses combine the technical information and hands-on experience necessary for work in a variety of drafting fields. Students gain hands-on training in construction, and develop job ready skills with conventional drawing techniques and computer-aided drafting. Development of skills in mathematics, drawing, architectural and engineering concepts, design and construction techniques.

Minimum Credit Hours 30
General Requirements 10
Program Requirements 20
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
WRTG S111Writing Across Contexts3
Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
Small Group Communication and Team Building 1
Interpersonal Communication 1
Computational Skills
MATH S105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)3-4
Program Requirements
CT S121Light Wood Frame Construction1
CT S121LLight Wood Frame Construction Lab2
CT S170Residential Design, Codes and Standards3
CT S175Introduction to AutoCAD3
CT S181Intermediate AutoCAD3
CT S201Cold Climate Construction3
Advisor Approved Electives6
Total Credits30-31

Graduates will: 

1. Have an understanding of buildings and construction documentation as systems.

2. Be able to perform drafting functions and will understand basic residential design, construction, documentation and planning.

3. Have an intermediate proficiency in AutoCAD LT.

4. Have an intermediate understanding of algebra.