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Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science

All of the courses completed in the certificate program transfer directly into the degree. 

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree, students will be able to:

  1. Apply engineering practices to CAD drawings using multiple industry examples.
  2. Demonstrate basic drafting proficiency, including the ability to use industry-standard software to generate 2D and 3D drawings.
  3. Demonstrate oral and written communication skills expected of a future professional in the engineering field.
  4. Demonstrate computer literacy skills such as opening files, saving files, knowledge of Autodesk software and commands, and the ability to create a computer generated drawing.

The degree can be completed through a mix of face-to-face classes and online classes. The program is designed to take two years to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

DFTG 1305TECHNICAL DRAFTING

3 credit hours

DFTG 1309BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING

3 credit hours

DFTG 1317ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING/RESIDENTIAL

3 credit hours

DFTG 1333MECHANICAL DRAFTING

3 credit hours

DFTG 2317DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

DFTG 2306MACHINE DESIGN

3 credit hours

DFTG 2300INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING-RESIDENTIAL

3 credit hours

DFTG 2302MACHINE DRAFTING

3 credit hours

DFTG 2319INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING

3 credit hours

DFTG 2340SOLID MODELING/DESIGN

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

DFTG 1391SPECIAL TOPICS IN DRAFTING AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

3 credit hours

DFTG 2328ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING - COMMERCIAL

3 credit hours

DFTG 1358ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC DRAFTING

3 credit hours

DFTG 2330CIVIL DRAFTING

3 credit hours

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

DFTG 2338FINAL PROJECT-ADVANCED DRAFTING

3 credit hours

MATH 1314COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3 credit hours

OR

MATH 1342ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL METHODS

3 credit hours

ECON 2301PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

3 credit hours

OR

ECON 2302PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

3 credit hours

SPCH 1315PUBLIC SPEAKING

3 credit hours

OR

SPCH 1321BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

GOVT 2305FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Federal constitution & topics)

3 credit hours

OR

GOVT 2306TEXAS GOVERNMENT (Texas constitution & topics)

3 credit hours

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours:  60

Capstone Requirement: DFTG 2338 Final Project is the capstone requirement. It should be taken the last semester before graduation.