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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Drafting Specialization
 
Associate of Applied Science AL, AN


Purpose:  This curriculum is designed to provide individuals with skills, knowledge, and techniques to obtain employment as a drafter in any of the many architectural or engineering firms and other organizations requiring drafting and design professionals. This degree offers a broad range of drafting experiences. With technical electives each individual is offered the opportunity to emphasize a particular drafting area of interest.

Internships are available through Cooperative Education and students are encouraged to participate to complement academic preparation.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ARC 123 Architectural Graphics I 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computing or 2-3
  ETR  106  Basic Program Applied to Electrical/Electronic Calculations  
1CST CST    Elective 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2MTH 166 Precalculus with Trigonometry 5
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17-18
2nd Semester
5___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
6___ ___    Technical Elective 2
6___ ___    Technical Elective 3
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II 3
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting & Design I 4
4PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
4PED/RPK PED/RPK    Elective 1
Total   17
3rd Semester
7___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ARC 133 Construction Methodology & Procedures I 3
CAD 202 Computer Aided Drafting & Design II 4
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 2
EGR 130 Statics & Strength of Materials 5
Total   17
4th Semester
6___ ___    Technical Elective 3
6___ ___    Technical Elective 3
8CIV 171 Surveying I 3
6,8CIV 210 CIV  210  Structural Systems or Technical Elective 4-5
9MEC 118 Automated Manufacturing Technology 3
Total   16-17
Total credits for the Drafting Specialization=67-69

1 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.

2 MTH 163-164, 6 cr., may be substituted for MTH 166.

3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112.

6 Technical electives may be selected from ARC, CIV, CAD, or ETR prefixes. MEC 210 (which is offered only on Annandale Campus) may also be selected.

7 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

8 CIV courses are offered only on the Alexandria campus.

9 MEC 118 is offered only on the Annandale campus.