Drafting

DFTG 1015 PRACTICAL MATHEMATICS FOR DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY (45-0-3)
Prerequisite: None
This course introduces and develops basic mathematic concepts needed to be successful in the drafting industry. Course content will emphasize geometric concepts and trigonometric concepts as they pertain to drafting/CAD.

DFTG 1101 CAD FUNDAMENTALS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Co-requisite: COMP 1000
Establishes safety practices as they relate to a drafting environment.  Introduces basic CAD functions while presenting essential principles and practices for line relationships, scale, and geometric construction.

DFTG 1103 MULTIVIEW/BASIC DIMENSIONING (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1101
Multiview/Basic Dimensioning course provides multiview and pictorial sketching, orthographic drawing and fundamental dimensioning methods necessary to develop 2D and 3D views that completely describe machine parts for manufacture using intermediate CAD software techniques.

DFTG 1105 3D MECHANICAL MODELING (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1103
In the 3D Mechanical Modeling course, the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software related to Parametric modeling for mechanical drafting. The student will develop the skills necessary to create 3D models and presentation/working drawings.

DFTG 1107 ADVANCED DIMENSIONING/SECTIONAL VIEWS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1103
Co-requisite: DFTG 1105
Advanced Dimensioning/Sectional Views continues dimensioning skill development and introduces tools for precision measurement and sectional views.

DFTG 1109 AUXILIARY VIEWS/SURFACE DEVELOPMENT (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1105
Introduces techniques necessary for auxiliary view drawings, surface development, and developing sheet metal parts. Topics include: primary auxiliary views, secondary auxiliary views, surface development, and developing sheet metal parts.

DFTG 1111 FASTENERS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1103
This course covers the basics of identifying fastening techniques, interpreting technical data, and creating working drawings. Topics include utilization of technical data, identifying thread types, graphic representation of threaded fasteners, utilization of other fastening techniques, welding symbol identification, and welding symbol usage in working drawings.

DFTG 1113 ASSEMBLY DRAWINGS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1111
Assembly Drawings provides knowledge and skills necessary to create working drawings for the manufacture of machine parts. Topics include: detail drawings, orthographic assembly drawings, pictorial assembly drawings, and utilization of technical reference source.

DFTG 1125 ARCHITECTURAL FUNDAMENTALS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: None
Introduces architectural fundamental principles and practices associated with architectural styles and drawing. Fundamentals residential and commercial practices will be covered. Topics include: specifications and materials; architectural styles, construction drawing practices and procedures, dimensioning and scales.

DFTG 1127 ARCHITECTURAL FUNDAMENTALS (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: None
In the Architectural 3D Modeling course, the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software related to Parametric modeling for Architectural drafting. The student will develop the skills necessary to create 3D models and presentation/constructions drawings.

DFTG 1129 RESIDENTIAL DRAWING I (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1125
Introduces the essential skills necessary for assessing the expected materials, labor requirements and costs for given structures or products also students will be introduced to architectural drawing skills necessary to produce a basic set of construction drawings given floor plan information. Topics include: material take-offs; footing and foundation; floor plans; exterior elevations; site plans; and construction drawing techniques/practices.

DFTG 1131 RESIDENTIAL DRAWING II (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1129
Continues in-depth architectural drawing practice and develops architectural design skills. Plans are designed to meet applicable codes. Topics include: material take-offs; footing and foundation; floor plans; exterior elevations; site plans; and construction drawing techniques/practices.

DFTG 1133 COMMERCIAL DRAWING I (30-60-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1125
Introduces commercial drawing skills necessary to produce construction drawings given floor plan information. Topics include: structural steel detailing, reflected ceiling plans, rebar detailing, and commercial construction drawings.

DFTG 2010 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS (20-80-4)
Prerequisite: None
Covers the basics of computer terminology, input and output devices, file formatting, file management, for CAD software. Introduces students to the fundamentals of geometric construction, scale reading line relationship and basic history of the drafting concepts. Student will also be introduced to basic and intermediate CAD commands and procedures, and drafting concepts and principles.

DFTG 2020 VISUALIZATION AND GRAPHICS (16-87-3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is an introduction to engineering and component visualization. Sketching, line drawing, computer assisted drafting, solid modeling including parametric modeling are practiced. Development of working drawings and requirements for drawing in a manufacturing and rapid pro-type environment are emphasized.

DFTG 2030 ADVANCED 3D MODELING ARCHITECTURAL (15-95-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1127
In this course students become acquainted with concepts of the software related to Presentations for Architectural Renderings and Architectural Animations. Students will demonstrate skills in texture applications, camera angles for presentations, lighting and shadow techniques for architectural renderings, and animation techniques for architectural presentations.

DFTG 2040 ADVANCED 3D MODELING MECHANICAL (15-95-4)
Prerequisite: DFTG 1105
In this course the student becomes acquainted with concepts of the software to Sheet Metal modeling for mechanical drafting, multi-body parts assemblies, and basic animation techniques for mechanical assembly presentations.

DFTG 2110 BLUEPRINT READING FOR TECHNICAL DRAWING I (10-40-2)
Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
Introduces the fundamental principles and practices associated with interpreting technical drawings. Topics include: interpretation of blueprints and sketching.

DFTG 2120 PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE (15-60-3)
Prerequisite: None
This course emphasizes skills in reading, producing and interpreting construction drawings. Topics include: reading and measuring plans, identifying and understanding lines, symbols, dimensions, materials, schedules, and specifications.

DFTG 2130 MANUAL DRAFTING FUNDAMENTALS (12-36-2)
Prerequisite: None
This course emphasizes the essential techniques of basic manual drafting. It introduces drafting tools and equipment, scale and measurement, line relationships and lettering, and geometric construction concepts.

DFTG 2210 BLUEPRINT READING FOR TECHNICAL DRAWING II (10-40-2)
Prerequisite: DFTG 2110
This course continues the development of blueprint reading as applied to technical drawing. Topics include threads (inch and metric), auxiliary views, geometric tolerancing, and weldments.

DFTG 2300 DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP 3 (0-135-3)
Prerequisite: Advisor Approval
Provides an approved industry-like setting where the student develops and sharpens skills. Emphasis is placed on production standards achievement and quality control.

DFTG 2400 DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP 4 (0-180-4)
Prerequisite: Advisor Approval
Provides an approved industry-like setting where the student develops and sharpens skills. Emphasis is placed on production standards achievements and quality control.

DFTG 2500 DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY EXIT REVIEW (0-135-3)
Prerequisite: Advisor Approval
Emphasis is placed on students’ production of portfolio-quality pieces. Focuses on the preparation for entry into the job market.

DFTG 2600 DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP 6 (0-270-6)
Prerequisite: Advisor Approval
Provides an approved industry-like setting where the student develops and sharpens skills. Emphasis is placed on production standards achievement and quality control.