The Drafting Technology diploma program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the Drafting field, such as Drafter or CAD operator, 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.

Diploma Program
Program Length 46 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Fall Semester
Offered Macon Campus and Online

Drafting Technology Diploma Curriculum

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 8
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
  Choose one (1) of the following English courses:
ENGL 1010

ENGL 1101
Fundamentals of English I
Composition and Rhetoric

  Choose one (1) of the following Mathematics courses:
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
MATH 1111 College Algebra (3)
Occupational Courses 11
DFTG 1015 Practical Mathematics for Drafting Technology 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3
DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
Complete One of the Specializations:  
Mechanical Drafting Specialization (8M32) 27
DFTG 1105 3D Mechanical Modeling 4
DFTG 1107 Advanced Dimensioning/Sectional Views 4
DFTG 1109 Auxiliary Views/Surface Development 4
DFTG 1111 Fasteners 4
DFTG 1113 Assembly Drawings 4
XXXX xxxx Guided Elective (any Trade, Tech, BUSN, CIST, COMP, IDSY, MATH, MGMT) 4
Architectural Drafting Specialization (8AD2) 27
DFTG 1125 Architectural Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1127 Architectural 3D Modeling 4
DFTG 1129 Residential Drawing I 4
DFTG 1131 Residential Drawing II 4
DFTG 1133 Commercial Drawing I 4
XXXX xxxx Guided Elective (any Trade, Tech, BUSN, CIST, COMP, IDSY, MATH, MGMT) 4
  Total Hours 46