The Drafting Technology program includes courses designed to provide a general background and specialized skills to help the student find employment in government and private enterprise, especially where drafting skills are required.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
Communicate designs in 2 languages of mechanical drafting: AutoCAD and Solidworks.
Demonstrate proficient drafting skills in 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional drawings.
Demonstrate knowledge of annotation and dimensioning techniques used in producing drawings in the engineering and manufacturing fields.
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
Students who have completed one year of high school mechanical drafting, or equivalent, are exempt from taking DR 100.
Associate in Science Degree
Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.
General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees
Refer to the Graduation Requirements or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.