Program Plan

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Catalog 2011-12: AAS.DRFT.MECH

1.0 - 3.0 credits DRFT-105: SPIN: (Special Interest)
Course is designed to address a variety of subjects required to meet the needs of lifelong learning students. Not available for transfer nor applicable as an elective.
Offered: DMND
3.0 credits DRFT-110: Technical Drafting I
A study of the basic techniques of drafting and the preparation of drawings using traditional drafting methods and CAD.
Prerequisites: Math-050 or appropriate Math Accuplacer score.
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits DRFT-111: Drafting for Industry
A study of the techniques of drafting and the reading and preparation of drawings from tradesmen. The graphic language of industry is covered in the areas of multi-view projection, dimensioning and sections.
Offered: SP
3.0 credits DRFT-112: Materials and Processes
This introductory course in materials science will give the student a basic knowledge of industrially significant materials and commonly employed processing and manufacturing methods.
Offered: SP
1.0 credits DRFT-114: Materials and Processes Lab
Exposes the drafting student to the theory and application of commonly employed manufacturing methods through experiences in a manufacturing environment.
Offered: SP
4.0 credits DRFT-115: Technical Drafting II
This course comprises the use of auxiliary views, geometric tolerancing, threads, fasteners and springs, dimensioning, axonometric projection, oblique projection and perspective drawing in the production of drawings.
Prerequisites: Take DRFT-110 and DRFT-150.
Offered: SP
4.0 credits DRFT-119: Surveying
Elementary plane surveying to include concepts, field work, and computation.
Prerequisites: MATH-096 or appropriate Math Accuplacer score.
Offered: FALL
3.0 credits DRFT-120: Descriptive Geometry
The study of points, lines and planes and their spatial relationships. Problems in finding their true positions, lengths and shapes in space are solved by the principles of orthographic projection.
Offered: SP
3.0 credits DRFT-121: Engineering Graphics
This course comprises a study of engineering graphics using the AutoCAD software package. Basic two-dimensional drafting techniques as well as wireframe, surface and solid modeling methods are employed in the production of technical drawings.
Offered: SP
4.0 credits DRFT-150: Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)
Instruction in the use of computer-aided drafting workstations to produce drawings in two-dimensional format, using the basic draw and edit commands.
Offered: FASP
1.0 - 4.0 credits DRFT-195: Special Topics
Specific courses and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Semester Offered On Demand.
Offered: DMND
1.0 credits DRFT-201: Investigation in Civil Drafting
An introduction to the various aspects of civil drafting and engineering technology. Students research related topics and present their findings.
Prerequisites: Take DRFT-115.
Offered: FALL
4.0 credits DRFT-210: Technical Drafting III
Design and working drawings, detail, subassembly and assembly drawings, and bill of materials are studied. Manufacturing methods and related drawing formats and topics in the mechanical and civil environment will be examined.
Prerequisites: Take DRFT-115 and MATH-160.
Offered: FALL
4.0 credits DRFT-247: Const Practices & Estimating
Methodology and quantity calculations including excavation, foundations, concrete and masonry structures, steel, framing, flooring, drywall, roofing, insulations, and finish work.
Corequisites: DRFT-248, MATH-160, MATH-180
Offered: SP
4.0 credits DRFT-248: Civil Drafting I
Advanced instruction in common techniques specific to the civil drafting environment such as horizontal alignments and profiles, earthwork and GIS.
Prerequisites: DRFT-150 and completion of MATH-096 or appropriate Math Accuplacer score
Corequisites: MATH-160, MATH-180
Offered: FALL
4.0 credits DRFT-249: Civil Drafting II
A study in the design and drawing of sites and parcels, alignments, plan and profile drawings, corridors and other land development operations in a 3D environment.
Prerequisites: Take DRFT-248.
Offered: SP
4.0 credits DRFT-255: Statics & Strength of Material
Practical approach to applying concepts of statics and strength of materials to solution of force systems.
Prerequisites: Take MATH-180 and MATH-185.
Offered: SP
4.0 credits DRFT-260: Advanced AutoCAD
A continuation of Computer-Aided Drafting. Topics in 3D modeling, customizing the CAD user interface and advanced drawing layout techniques are studied in depth.
Prerequisites: Take DRFT-150.
Offered: FASP
1.0 - 12.0 credits DRFT-280: Cooperative Education
This course provides an introduction to industry and the application of design and drafting technology principles. Students are supervised and rated by both the instructor and employer.
Offered: DMND
1.0 - 4.0 credits DRFT-295: SPTO: (Special Topics)
Special or specific topic course to meet the needs of students. Topics and credits are announced in the Schedule of Classes. These courses may be used as electives for Associate degree requirements. May be repeated one or more times for additional credit. No more than 6 credits of special topic courses can be used toward a degree.
Offered: DMND

For more information, please call David Scott at (505) 566-3356. Or send an email to scottd@sanjuancollege.edu.