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2023-2024 Catalog


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Mechanical Drafting Technology (50340) CIP 15.1306

Last updated on June 9, 2023, 1:10 p.m.

The mechanical drafting technology curriculum prepares students to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to create working drawings, graphic representations and computer simulations for mechanical and industrial designs.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology and instruction in engineering graphics, specification interpretation, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, drafting calculations, two dimensional and three dimensional engineering design, solids modeling, engineering animation, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided design (CADD) and manufacturing materials and processes.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, engineering technicians, CAD systems managers, industrial and technology managers, research technicians and graphic technicians. Graduates should qualify for employment in mechanical areas such as manufacturing, fabrication, research and development, and service industries.

Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits


For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Tony Bean,

Faculty Mentors:

Tony Bean Chair


Advanced Technology Center at NCRC

Aaron Cameron Faculty


Advanced Technology Center at NCRC