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Drafting/CADD Engineering Technology

Students listening to the instructorThe field of Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology is for people interested in drafting layouts and building plans.  Graduates have the knowledge and skills to pursue a wide variety of employment opportunities in the design and construction industry, can visualize the way a design could look and manufacture that design for others.  Careers in this field of study include Mechanical Drafter, CAD Operator, Electrical Designer, and Aerospace Designer.

Independence Community College offers Drafting/CADD (Computer Aided Design and Drafting) Engineering Technology in both an Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees and offers plans that can be individually tailored to meet both student and employer needs.

The following is a general course of study for students pursuing an Associate of Science Degree in the area of Drafting/CADD Technoloy, and as such will need to be adjusted for specific situations, and to make a best effort for needs of individual students, each student's best interests will be served through proper advising/counseling in the ICC Engineering Technology Department. Courses of study can be individually tailored through departmental counseling. Many other courses listed in this catalog are suitable for specific situations.

Students wanting to transfer on to four-year institutions need to be aware of the specific requirements for transfer and seek advising/counseling in ICC’s Engineering Technology Department.

If you would like more information about the Drafting/CADD Engineering Technology Program at Independence Community College, contact:

Professor Monsuru 'Lekan Ramoni
(620) 332-5472
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Drafting/CADD (Computer Aided Design & Drafting) Technology
Degree: Associate of Science

Suggested Four-Semester Plan

Course Title Credit Hours
 

First Semester:

English Composition I 3
Biological Science Elective* 5
College Algebra 3
Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
Computer Concepts & Applications or
Computer Information Systems
3
Term Total 17
 

Second Semester:

English Composition II 3
Blueprint Reading 3
Art Appreciation 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective* 3
Engineering Graphics I 3
Computer Aided Drafting 2D 3
Term Total 18
 

Third Semester:

Physical Science Elective* 5
Microeconomics 3
Engineering Technology Elective** 3
Introduction to Technology Systems 3
Computer Aided Drafting 3D 3
Term Total 17
 

Fourth Semester:

Arts/Humanities Elective* 3
Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication 3
CAD: Application Problem Solving 3
Manufacturing Processes and Materials 3
Term Total 12
   

Total

64

*See Courses that meet General Education Graduation Requirements for a list of courses meeting the math/science, arts/humanities, and social/behavioral science requirements.

**See Program Advisor.

Drafting/CADD (Computer Aided Design & Drafting) Technology
Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Suggested Four-Semester Plan

Course Title Credit Hours
 

First Semester:

English Composition I 3
Physical Science Elective* 5
College Algebra 3
Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
Computer Applications in Engineering 3
Term Total 17
 

Second Semester:

Engineering Technology Elective** 3
Blueprint Reading 3
Art Appreciation 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective*  3
Engineering Graphics I 3
Computer Aided Drafting 2D 3
Term Total 18
 

Third Semester:

Engineering Graphics II 3
Technical Writing 3
Engineering Technology Elective** 3
Introduction to Technology Systems 3
Computer Aided Drafting 3D 3
Term Total 15
 

Fourth Semester:

Arts & Humanities Elective* 3
Speech or Interpersonal Communication 3
Engineering Technology Elective** 3
Engineering Physics I 5
Term Total 14
   

Total

64

*See Courses that meet General Education Graduation Requirements for a list of courses meeting the math/science, arts/ humanities, and social/behavioral science requirements.

**See Program Advisor.

Engineering Technology Electives:

Course Title Credit Hours
Residential Drafting and Planning 3
Architectural Detailing 3
CAD: Application Problem Solving 3
Manufacturing Processes and Materials 3