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CIP Code: 151301
Program Type: Associate of Applied Science
Program Length: 60 Semester Credit Hours

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Program Description:

The mission of the Drafting and Design Technology program is to provide a teacher-learning environment that will afford every student an opportunity to obtain the board and computer drafting skills needed for employment and advancement in the areas of Structural, Architectural, Civil/Surveying, Electrical, Machine/Manufacturing, Piping and Structural/Strength and Materials Drafting.

The Drafting program provides a safe and healthy environment for learning, encourages students to become critical thinkers, and attempts to establish a relationship with students and employers that promote upgrading skills for advancement in their drafting career.

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Contact Information:

Dr. Charles Stewart
(337) 421-6991
charles.stewart@sowela.edu


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Program Certificates

Drafting and Design Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

Semester 1

CADD 1101

Computer Aided Drafting I

1

3

4

DRFT 1101

Drafting Fundamentals

1

1

2

DRFT 1102

Geometric Construction

1

1

2

DRFT 1103

Pictorial/Working Drawing

1

1

2

DRFT 1104

Machine Drawing

1

1

2

General Education Course (English Composition)

3

0

3

15

Semester 2

CADD 1201

Computer Aided Drafting II

1

3

4

DRFT 1201

Section Drawing

1

1

2

DRFT 1205

Measurements & Materials

1

1

2

DRFT 2301

Architecture I

1

2

3

General Education Course (Mathematics)

3

0

3

14

Semester 3

DRFT 2401

Architecture II

1

2

3

DRFT 2402

Civil/Surveying

1

2

3

DRFT 2303

Machines/Manufacturing

1

2

3

DRFT 2304

Piping

1

2

3

General Education Course (Natural Science)

3

0

3

15

Semester 4

DRFT 2305

Structural/Strength of Material

1

2

3

DRFT 2302

Electrical & Electronics

1

2

3

DRFT 2404

Specialization

2

2

4

General Education Course (Humanities)

3

0

3

General Education Course(Social/Behavioral Sciences)

3

0

3

AAS – Drafting and Design Technology (60)

16

CIP Code: 151301

Total Clock Hrs: 1695

Elective Drafting Classes (Not Required for the AAS degree):

DRFT 2403

Marine Drafting

1

2

3

JOBS 2450

Job Seeking Skills

2

0

2

MATH 1020

Applied Trigonometry

3

0

3

Drafting and Design Technology

Diploma/Certificate Options

Course No.

Course Title

Lecture

Lab

Total Credit Hrs

CADD 1101

Computer Aided Drafting I

1

3

4

DRFT 1101

Drafting Fundamentals

1

1

2

DRFT 1102

Geometric Construction

1

1

2

DRFT 1103

Pictorial/Working Drawing

1

1

2

DRFT 1104

Machine Drawing

1

1

2

TCA – Engineering Aide I (12)

12

CADD 1201

Computer Aided Drafting II

1

3

4

DRFT 1201

Section Drawing

1

1

2

DRFT 1205

Measurements & Materials

1

1

2

DRFT 2301

Architecture I

1

2

3

CTS – Engineering Aide II (23)

11

DRFT 2401

Architecture II

1

2

3

DRFT 2402

Civil/Surveying

1

2

3

DRFT 2303

Machines/Manufacturing

1

2

3

DRFT 2304

Piping

1

2

3

CTS – Entry Level Drafter (35)

12

DRFT 2305

Structural/Strength & Materials

1

2

3

DRFT 2302

Electrical/Electronics

1

2

3

DRFT 2404

Specialization

2

2

4

TD – Drafting and Design Technician (45)

10

CIP Code: 151301

 

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