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Drafting and Design Technology, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0929 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4155, sullivi@daytonastate.edu

03/29/2017 M - 2594

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the Drafting and Design Technology program is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to secure entry-level employment as a drafter in any application. The program, which uses the latest technology and innovative teaching methods, also transitions into Associate of Science and baccalaureate programs.

Description:

The program provides entry-level skills in Drafting and Design Technology for engineering, manufacturing, architecture and related disciplines. Instruction covers the various aspects of engineering and architectural drawings with specific instruction in 2D and 3D computer aided drafting. Solid modeling is emphasized to provide a variety of modes for communicating designs. With the inclusion of general education courses, this certificate can be directly applied toward the Associate of Science degree in Drafting and Design Technology.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to produce orthographic drawings which comply with the standards of various industry organizations.
  2. Identify and use different tools, equipment, materials and products commonly used to produce design media.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in industry-related computer applications by earning software certification.
  4. Plan and initiate design projects to provide solutions to needs and problems.
  5. Create presentations to communicate designs using rendering, animating, prototyping, and printing.
  6. Evaluate existing models, solutions, and conditions as influences on final designs.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $2,457*

Access Fee: $32 ($1.35 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $31

Lab Fees: $300 or $360 (including electives)

Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.
  • Program Specific Courses require a "C" or better.

Careers

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is four (4) semesters (30 weeks) for a full-time student, with 100% graduating within 4 semesters for 2014-15. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field at 100%.

17-3019.00 Drafters, All Other http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3019.00

17-2051.00 Civil Engineers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-2051.00

7-2051.01 Transportation Engineers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-2051.01

17-2051.02 Water/Wastewater Engineers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-2051.02

17-3012.00 Electrical and Electronics Drafters http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3012.00

17-3012.01 Electronic Drafters http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3012.01

17-3012.02 Electrical Drafters http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3012.02

17-3026.00 Industrial Engineering Technicians http://www.onetonline.org/help/green/17-3026.00

17-3013.00 Mechanical Drafters http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/17-3013.00

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=173019&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETD2340CComputer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

EGN1111CEngineering Drawing and Lab

3

ETD2357CInventor Solid Modeling and Lab

3

ETD2364CSolidWorks Solid Modeling and Lab

3

ETD2465CTool Design and Lab

3

IND2501Practices of Interior Design

3

Elective (3 hrs) Choose one from list

IND2608Sustainable Design

3

ETC2245Construction Methods

3

ETD2368CSolidWorks II and Lab

3

ETD2390CIntroduction to Revit Architecture and Lab

3

ETD2377C3D Computer Animation (3D Studio) and Lab

3

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

EGN1111CEngineering Drawing and Lab

3

ETD2320CComputer Aided Drafting I (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETD2364CSolidWorks Solid Modeling and Lab

3

Elective

3

2nd Semester

ETD2340CComputer Aided Drafting II (AutoCAD) and Lab

3

ETD2357CInventor Solid Modeling and Lab

3

ETD2465CTool Design and Lab

3

IND2501Practices of Interior Design

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 24