Design & Drafting Technology

This embedded technical diploma will prepare you for a career in Mechanical Design. You will utilize the newest technology to develop detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies, and tools using AutoCAD and SolidWorks software. While developing a student portfolio, you will learn to create two- and three-dimensional drawings, isometric drawings, and assemblies. Print reading visualization, sketching, and design document structuring will also be addressed. If you decide to pursue a Mechanical Design associate degree, this technical diploma will apply towards your degree.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply their credits to the Mechanical Design Associate Degree program.

Program Name: 
Design & Drafting Technology
Program Number: 
30-606-3
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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