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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Drafting will be able to:

  • Use software and/or manual drafting techniques to create 2D and 3D objects using ANSI standards and conventions.
  • Use SDS/2 software to design a structural steel building.
  • Develop a portfolio for presentation to future employers.

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The drafting program at UACCM examines a wide range of drafting and design experiences to better prepare students for entry-level positions in the drafting industry. The program introduces students to the drafting profession, principles, and the technology used within the different drafting fields. A technical certificate and associate degree are offered.

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Hints

  • Students required to take remedial courses must follow the UACCM Student Success Plan.
  • Students should take classes when offered as some classes are only offered certain semesters.
  • Students should plan electives early to ensure completion of courses within the desired time frame.
  • Electives in support of this program are selected in consultation with the program advisor and are designed to support the major.

NoteS

  • Prospective drafters should be able to do detailed work accurately and neatly.
  • Students should have a basic understanding of mathematical concepts, including geometry and trigonometry, as well as computer skills.
  • Drafters should have good interpersonal skills, because they work closely with engineers, surveyors, architects, and other professionals.

After UACCM

Graduates are employed as:

  • Architectural designers
  • AutoCAD technicians
  • Estimator
  • Drafting technicians
  • Drafting designers
  • Draftsman
  • Salesperson
  • Structural steel detailers
  • Structural technicians

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