AST Mechanical Drafting

1,728 hours, 4 terms, 16 months
Maximum class size: 15
 
The Associate in Specialized Technology Mechanical Drafting program provides instruction in design drafting for industries involved in mass manufacturing and tool and machine design. AST Mechanical Drafting is a Program of Study participant.

General Entrance Requirements

High school diploma, GED certificate or a high school transcript indicating graduation is required prior to admission.

Instructional Equipment

Instructional equipment includes, but is not limited to, computer-aided drafting and design systems, white print machines and drafting machines.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be qualified for entry-level positions as mechanical drafters, junior designers, drafters and mechanical design detailers.

Term I

Course Code 
Course Description 
Credits
MA-100
Vocational Mathematics
3
MA-101
Pre-Algebra
3
RS-09
Personal Success Skills
2
CD-100
Basic CADD I
2
AD-110
Fundamentals of Drafting
2
AD-111
Orthographic Views/Dimensioning
4
AD-112
Pictorial Drawings/Auxiliary Views
2
Term Total: 18

Term II

Term III

Course Code 
Course Description 
Credits
MA-301
Technical Mathematics I
3
ADR-17
Strength of Materials
3
CD-300
CADD III
3
ADR-16
Mechanical Drafting
6
RS-04
English Composition
3
Term Total: 18

Term IV

Course Code 
Course Description 
Credits
MA-401
Technical Mathematics II
3
***
Elective
2
CD-400
CADD IV
3
ADR-23
Machine Design
6
BE-52
Interpersonal Skills & Customer Relations
2
Term Total: 16
Program Total: 70
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