NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Drafting Specialization 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.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ARC

121

Architectural Drafting I

3

 

   CSC

110

Introduction to Computing or

 

 

   

ETR

106 Basic Prog. Applied to

 

 

   

 

Electrical/Electronic Calculations

2-3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

MTH

166

Precalculus with Trigonometry

5

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ARC

122

Architectural Drafting II

 

3

 

   DRF

201

Computer Aided Drafting & Design I

 

4

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 

SPD

 

Elective

 

3

 

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Technical Elective

 

2

 

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Technical Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15-16

19

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ARC

133

Construction Methodology & Procedures I

3

 

   DRF

202

Computer Aided Drafting & Design II

4

 

   EGR

115

Engineering Graphics

2

 

   EGR

130

Statics & Strength of Materials

5

 

HIS

101

History of Western Civilization I

3

 

 

CIV

171

Surveying I

 

3

 

5,7 CIV

210

Structural Systems or Tech. Elec.

 

4-5

 

MEC

118

Automated Manufacturing Tech.

 

3

 

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Technical Elective

 

3

 

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Technical Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

16-17

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology with a Specialization in Drafting = 67-69.

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

2 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 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112.

4 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and SPD 229.

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

6 Or select HIS 102, 111-112, 255, or 256 with approval of faculty advisor.

7 CIV courses are offered only on the Alexandria campus.

8 MEC 118 is offered only on the Annandale campus.

 

       
 
       

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