Drafting

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

DFTG 1015 : Practical Mathematics-Drafting

This course introduces and develops basic geometric and trigonometric concepts. Course content will emphasize geometric concepts and trigonometric concepts as they pertain to drafting/CAD.

Credits

3

DFTG 1101 : CAD Fundamentals

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1103 : Multiview/Basic Dimensioning

Technical Drawing I 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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1105 : 3D Mechanical Modeling

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1109 : Auxiliary Views/Surface Development

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1111 : Fasteners

This course covers the basics of identifying fastening techniques, interpreting technical data, and create working drawings. Topics include utilization of technical data, identifying thread types, graphic representation of threaded fasteners, and utilization of other fastening techniques, welding symbol identification, and welding symbol usage in working drawings.

Credits

4

DFTG 1113 : Assembly Drawings

Technical Drawing V 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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1125 : Architectural Fundamentals

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1127 : Architectural 3D Modeling

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1129 : Residential Drawing I

Introduces the essential skills necessary for assessing the expected materials, labor requirements and costs for given structures or products also students will be introduce 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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1131 : Residential Drawing II

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 1133 : Commercial Drawing I

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.

Credits

4

DFTG 2010 : Engineering Graphics

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 principals.

Credits

4

DFTG 2020 : Visualization and Graphics

This course is an introduction to engineering graphics 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.

Credits

4

DRFT 2000 : Public Works Infrastructure

This course introduces the student to the methods of maintaining the most common public works infrastructures. Emphasis will be placed on the different aspects of roadway maintenance, utility maintenance, and fleet management.

Credits

3

DRFT 2005 : Plan Reading

This course introduces the reading and interpretation of construction drawings. Topics include: roadway plans, right of way, plan notations and symbols, and Georgia standards and specification.

Credits

3

DRFT 2010 : Construction Materials

This course covers the fundamental construction materials and their engineering properties. Material properties such as aggregates, asphalt, Portland cement concrete, steel and masonry are covered. Topics include: material properties, materials testing, and material selection and use.

Credits

4

DRFT 2020 : Construction Materials and Cost Estimating

This course introduces the student to roadway and bridge construction materials and to cost estimation methods for a roadway project or project components. Topics include: initial construction, pavement construction, bridge construction, and cost estimating.

Credits

3

DRFT 2030 : Project Management

This course introduces the student to the basic concepts and procedures used in managing a highway construction project. Emphasis will be placed on administering the contract and ensuring that construction is completed according to the contract. Topics include: contract administration, specifications, documentation, and project management.

Credits

3

DRFT 2040 : Highway Design

This course provides students with a basic understanding of design and construction of roadway and highway systems. Major topics include: geometric design, drainage design and computation, storm water management, and erosion control.

Credits

3

DRFT 2050 : Surveying I

Introduces fundamental plane surveying concepts, instruments, and techniques. Topics include: linear measurements; instrument use; and angles, bearings, and directions.

Credits

2

DRFT 2060 : Route Location and Design

Provides the fundamentals of proper highway design. Students have opportunities to participate in actual field stakeout, measurement, and solution of design problems given specific parameters. Topics include: land transportation systems, ground and aerial route survey methods; circular, compound, reverse, and parabolic curves and spirals; highway design safety and limitations; intersections and interchanges; plot and field stakeout; and topographic planning.

Credits

5

DRFT 2070 : Civil Tech Internship

Provides student work experience in the occupational environment. Topics include: application of Civil Technology knowledge and skills, appropriate employability skills, problem solving, adaptability to job setting, progressive productivity, and acceptable job performance.

Credits

3