Drafting & Design Engineering Technology - Computer-Aided Drafting - General Certificate Level 1

Print Friendly and PDF

Drafting & Design Engineering Technology - Computer-Aided Drafting - General - Certificate Level 1

The Drafting and Design Engineering Technology program offers the technical training necessary for students choosing a drafting/design career in the fields of architecture, construction, manufacturing, and engineering. This program provides a strong academic and technical base, giving the graduate the needed skills and knowledge for immediate employment and the foundation for professional growth.


Semester 1
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 1305 Technical Drafting 3
Semester 2
DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting OR
DFTG 1310 Specialized Basic Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) 3
DFTG 1333 Mechanical Drafting 3
DFTG 1317 Architectural Drafting - Residential 3
DFTG 1358 Electrical/Electronics Drafting OR
DFTG 1329 Electro-Mechanical Drafting 3
Semester 3
DFTG 2330 Civil Drafting (Capstone) 3
DFTG 2323 Pipe Drafting 3
ARCE 1352 Structural Drafting 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 27

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 44 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,908* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/


Last updated June 2019.