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Engineering Technology Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

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

Gainful Employment Information

This certificate can be completed face-to-face with minimal online classes. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester
DFTG 1305 TECHNICAL DRAFTING 3 credit hours
DFTG 1309 BASIC COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING 3 credit hours
DFTG 1317 ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING/RESIDENTIAL 3 credit hours
DFTG 1333 MECHANICAL DRAFTING 3 credit hours
DFTG 2317 DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15
Second Semester
DFTG 2306 MACHINE DESIGN 3 credit hours
DFTG 2300 INTERMEDIATE ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING-RESIDENTIAL 3 credit hours
DFTG 2302 MACHINE DRAFTING 3 credit hours
DFTG 2319 INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING 3 credit hours
DFTG 2340 SOLID MODELING/DESIGN 3 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 30

Capstone Requirement: Students completing the certificate must pass a comprehensive program exam with a score of 70% or higher to satisfy the capstone requirement. Exam must be scheduled with the Department Chair.