The Drafting Technology Associate of Applied Science degree 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.

Associate Degree
Program Length 60 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Fall Semester
Offered Macon Campus and Online

Drafting Technology Curriculum

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
XXXX xxxx Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics  
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Choose one of the following Mathematics courses:
MATH 1112 College Trigonometry 3
MATH 1113 Precalculus 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
Occupational Courses 8
DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
DFTG 1103 Multiview/Basic Dimensioning 4
Complete One of the Specializations:  
Mechanical Drafting Specialization (8MD3) 37
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 Electives (any Trade, Tech, BUSN, CIST, COMP, IDSY, MATH, MGMT) 17
Architectural Drafting Specialization (8AD3) 37
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 Electives (any Trade, Tech, BUSN, CIST, COMP, IDSY, MATH, MGMT) 17
  Total Hours 60