The Drafting Technology associate degree 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.
What skills do students learn in this program?
Students in the Drafting Technology associate degree program learn how to use computer software programs to build three-dimensional models for mechanical components.
What types of students thrive in the program and in this career field? Those who:
- are good with math, especially geometry
- are detail-oriented
- can visualize three-dimensional objects
What types of jobs are available to graduates of the program? Where can they work?
Positions working for mechanical engineers or manufacturers drawing three-dimensional models and then creating working and/or assembly drawings of mechanical systems