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College Catalog 2018-2019

Discontinued FA2018

Drafting Specialization
Associate of Applied Science
Offered through AL, AN
CIP Code: 15.9999

Purpose:  This curriculum is designed to provide individuals with skills, knowledge, and techniques to obtain employment as a drafter in an architecture or engineering firm. 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 2-3
1CST 110 Intro. to Computing or 3
  ETR  106  Basic Program Applied to Electrical/Electronic Calculations  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2MTH 197 Precalculus with Trigonometry 5
SDV 100 College Success Skills or SDV 101 1
Total   17-18
2nd Semester
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II 3
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting & Design I 4
3PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
3PED/RPK Elective 1
4___ Social Science Elective 3
5___ Technical Elective 2
5___ Technical Elective 3
Total   17
3rd Semester
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
6___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Total   17
4th Semester
7CIV 171 Surveying I 3
5,7CIV 210 Structural Systems or Technical Elective 4-5
8MEC 118 Automated Manufacturing Technology 3
5___ Technical Elective 3
5___ Technical Elective 3
Total   16-17
Total credits for the Drafting Specialization=67-69

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

2 MTH 161 and MTH 162.

3 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.

4 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.

5 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.

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

7 CIV courses are offered only on the Alexandria campus.

8 MEC 118 is offered only on the Annandale campus.