CADD and Engineering


Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

Associate of Applied Science, Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Engineering Technology – DT2

The Drafting Technology Program provides training experience in computer-aided drafting. The Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students for entrance into the drafting profession confident of having received a strong foundation in drafting disciplines and skills.
Note: Students planning to transfer should see a counselor or a faculty advisor for transferable course substitutions.

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications or DFTG 2417 Descriptive Geometry — 3/4 SCH
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
TOTAL: 14/16 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting
SBS/GOVT/HIST — 3 SCH
ENGL 1301 English Composition I — 3v
Creative Arts/LPC — 3 SCH

TOTAL: 16/17 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
SPCH Communication Area Option — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 13/15 SCH

FOURTH SEMESTER
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
LP Sciences/Mathematics — 3/4 SCH
• DFTG 2486 Internship – Drafting & Design Technician, General — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 13/16 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree: 60/64*

*Students must complete a minimum of 60 hours to be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree in CADD Engineering Technology.

The following two certificate exit points allow students to seek employment after a concentrated drafting program. (First semester courses may not be substituted in the Computer- Aided Drafting and Design).


Certificate of Completion, Computer-Aided Drafting and Design – TP1

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 8 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications or DFTG 2417 Descriptive Geometry — 3/4 SCH
• DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 7/8 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 15/16


Certificate of Completion, Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Advanced Technology – DS1

Students should review the catalog course description to determine specific course prerequisites. Some drafting electives may have another drafting elective as a prerequisite. Students planning to transfer should see a counselor or a faculty advisor for transferable course substitutions.

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications or DFTG 2417 Descriptive Geometry — 3/4 SCH
TOTAL: 11/12 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
Drafting Elective – Track I, II, or III — 3/4 SCH
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
• DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 14/16 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 25/28

Field of Specialization – Drafting Electives

Students choosing a specific field of specialization should refer to the following list for drafting elective selection:

Track I Drafting Electives
Certificate of Completion
Architectural Construction Technology:
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting Residential
DFTG 2428 Architectural Drafting-Commercial
DFTG 2431 Advanced Technology in Architectural Drafting-3D
CNBT 1442 Building Codes and Ordinances
CNBT 1411 Construction Methods and Materials
DFTG 2430 Civil Drafting

Track II Drafting Electives
Certificate of Completion Mechanical Technology:
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting
DFTG 2435 Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting* (Prerequisite: DFTG 1433)
ENGT 2307 Engineering Materials
MCHN 1302 Print Reading for Machine Trades
MCHN 1438 Basic Machine Shop
INMT 1311 Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Track III Drafting Electives
Certificate of Completion Process Instrumentation and Electrical Design:
DFTG 2408 Instrumentation Drafting
CETT 1302 Electricity Principles
DFTG 2407 Electrical Drafting
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting
INTC 1312 Instrumentation and Safety
INTC 1343 Application of Industrial Automatic Control

*Indicates a prerequisite of one or more Drafting Electives. Refer to the course description in the Lee College Catalog for all prerequisites required per course.


Certificate of Completion, Architectural Construction and Building Technology – CMT1

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
CNBT 1411 Construction Methods & Materials I — 4 SCH
CNBT 1442 Building Codes & Inspections — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 16 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 2419 Intermediate CAD — 4 SCH
TECM 1349 Technical Math Application — 3 SCH or DFTG 2417 Descriptive Geometry — 3/4 SCH
DFTG 1417 Architectural Drafting-Residential — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 11/12 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 2430 Civil Drafting — 3 SCH
DFTG 2428 Architectural Drafting – Commercial — 4 SCH
• DFTG 2431 Advanced Tech in Architectural Design – 3D — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 11 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 38/39


Certificate of Completion, Mechanical Technology – MET1

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer – Aided Drafting — 4v
MCHN 1302 Blue Print Reading for Machining Trades — 3 SCH
ENGT 2307 Engineering Materials I — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 14 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 2419 Intermediate Computer – Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1433 Mechanical Drafting — 4 SCH
MCHN 1438 Basic Machine Shop I — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 12 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 2435 Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design and Drafting — 4 SCH
• INMT 1311 Computer Integrated Manufacturing — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 11 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 37


Associate of Applied Science, Process Piping Design – PPD2

The Process Pipe Design Program is designed to provide the student with a foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge of the engineering technology field of piping design and the applied skills necessary to begin careers in the industry or to transfer to a university program. This program provides a learning environment where students can interact with state-of-the-art technological equipment and software to gain experience in the application of computer-aided drafting and design software to create, design, and analyze piping systems. Students pursuing the AAS in Process Pipe Design will be prepared for entry-level employment and transfer to a university program. All students will be prepared for life-long learning in the engineering technology field.
The Texas Gulf Coast Workforce Board has designated Pipe Drafters as a High Skill, High Growth Occupation as of July 2008. Pipe drafters are also a targeted job, by Texas Workforce Commission in the Gulf Coast area with projected employment in 2014 to be equal to or greater than the average for all occupations in the region and a projected growth rate equal to or greater than the average in the region. Median hourly wages are equal to or greater than the median for all occupations in the region with a designated minimum education requirement of a post-secondary degree or certificate, long-term on the job training, or experience in a related occupation.

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
TECM 1349 Technical Math Applications — 3 SCH or DFTG 2417 Descriptive Geometry — 3/4 SCH
ENGL 1301 English Composition I — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 14/15 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 2419 Intermediate CAD — 4 SCH
DFTG 2408 Instrumentation Drafting — 4 SCH
ENGT 2307 Engineering Materials I — 3 SCH
Creative Arts/LPC — 3 SCH
LP Sciences/Mathematics — 3/4 SCH

TOTAL: 17/18 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting – 3D — 4 SCH
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
SBS/HIST/GOVT PS — 3 SCH
SPCH Oral Communication — 3 SCH

TOTAL: 14 SCH

FOURTH SEMESTER
DFTG 2445 Advanced Pipe Drafting — 4 SCH
ARCE 2444 Statics and Strength of Materials — 4 SCH
PFPB 2449 Field Measuring, Sketching & Layout — 4 SCH
• DFTG 2457 Advanced Technologies in Pipe Design & Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 16 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree: 61/63


Certificate of Completion, Process Piping Design – PPD1

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 8 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 2419 Intermediate CAD — 4 SCH
DFTG 2408 Instrumentation Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 8 SCH

THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 2423 Pipe Drafting – 3D — 4 SCH
DFTG 2432 Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
PFPB 2449 Field Measuring, Sketching & Layout — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 12 SCH

FOURTH SEMESTER
DFTG 2445 Advanced Pipe Drafting — 4 SCH
• DFTG 2457 Advanced Technologies in Pipe Design & Drafting — 4 SCH
TOTAL: 8 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 36


Certificate of Completion, Process Instrumentation and Electrical Design – PIED1

The Process Instrumentation and Electrical Design Certificate is designed to provide the student with a foundation of computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) skills in tandem with practical field knowledge of process instrumentation and electrical applications. In addition to the classroom activities, this program provides hands- on interaction with process instrumentation and electrical equipment in the field as a foundation for application of drafting and design projects in the classroom. Students pursuing the Certificate of Completion in Process Instrumentation and Electrical Design will be prepared for entry-level employment in I&E design and have a foundation of courses to apply toward the AAS in CADD Engineering Technology.

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 1409 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 1405 Technical Drafting — 4 SCH
IEIR 1302 Introduction to Direct Current Circuits — 3 SCH
INTC 1312 Instrumentation & Safety — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 14 SCH

SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 2419 Intermediate CAD — 4 SCH
• DFTG 2408 Instrumentation Drafting — 4 SCH
DFTG 2407 Electrical Drafting — 4 SCH
INTC 1343 Application Industrial Automatic Controls — 3 SCH
TOTAL: 15 SCH

Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate: 29

Notes:
• Students should plan to take indicated capstone course in their last semester and should speak with their advisor prior to registering for the final semester.
Core curriculum courses are shown in bold type. If a particular course is not specified, refer to Core Curriculum Options.

LP Science = Life and Physical Science
LPC = Language, Philosophy and Culture
GOVT PS = Government/Political Science
SBS = Social/Behavioral Science

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