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Program Requirements

Career & Technical A.A.S. Degree/Certificate
Field Internship
Students working toward the Occupational certificate or AAS Degree have the opportunity to experience the real world of computer drafting through supervised occupational experiences.

Representative Job Titles
Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Mapping Drafters. Society's insistence on computer literacy reinforces the need for computer drafting skills in related occupations.

Drafting is a flextime program allowing you to arrange your contact hours during the scheduled lab hours. Request additional details by contacting Professor Richard Rittenhouse by phone at 618.545.3356, by e-mail at rrittenhouse@kaskaskia.edu

First Semester
DFTG 122 *CAD-Theory and Practice I (A) 3
DFTG 140 *Mechanical Drafting I 4
DFTG 118 *Manufacturing Processes 3
ENGL 101 English Composition 3
PHLE 119 Core Values and Ethical Decision Making 1
TECM 119 Technical Mathematics OR  
MATH 134 College Algebra 3
    17


Second Semester
DFTG 126 *CAD-Theory (A) 3
DFTG 143 *Mechanical Drafting II-CAD 3
  Select one of the following  
DFTG 232 *Civil Drafting-CAD OR 4
DFTG 172 *Electrical Drafting-CAD 4
DFTG 120 Drafting Mathematics OR  
MATH 135 Trigonometry 3
  Approved Area B Elective 3
    16


Summer Semester
DFTG 230 *Supervised Occupational Experience I 5
    5


Third Semester
  Select two of the following  
DFTG 232 *Civil Drafting-CAD OR 4
DFTG 209 *Architectural Drafting-CAD OR 4
DFTG 172 *Electrical Drafting-CAD OR 4
TECP 107 Technical Physics 4
PSYH 101 Psychology OR  
SOCO 101 Sociology 3
    15


Fourth Semester
DFTG 137 *CAD 3 Dimensional (A) 3
DFTG 144 *Mechanical Drafting III-CAD 3
  Approved Area D Elective 3
  Approved Area C Elective 3
    12


*Courses required for certificate
A-Courses required for an AutoCAD Certificate of Achievement

Minimum Requirements

Certificate 39 credit hours
AutoCAD Certificate of Achievement 9 credit hours
A.A.S. Degree 65 credit hours


AutoCAD - Certificate of Achievement

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 122 CAD - Theory and Practice I
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 137 CAD 3-Dimensional
3 credit hours
DFTG.0540.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
9 credit hours


AutoCAD - Civil

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 122 CAD - Theory and Practice I
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 232 Civil Drafting - CAD
4 credit hours
DFTG.0548.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Construction

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 122 CAD - Theory and Practice I
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 209 Architectural Drafting
4 credit hours
DFTG.0546.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Electrical

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 122 CAD - Theory and Practice I
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 172 Electrical Drafting
4 credit hours
DFTG.0549.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Mechanical

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 122 CAD - Theory and Practice I
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 202 Inventor (3D Solid Modeling)
4 credit hours
DFTG.0547.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Pre-Engineering Civil

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 103 General Engineering Drawing
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 232 Civil Drafting
4 credit hours
DFTG.0552.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Pre-Engineering Construction

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 103 General Engineering Drawing
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 209 Architectural Drafting
4 credit hours
DFTG.0550.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Pre-Engineering Electrical

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 103 General Engineering Drawing
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 172 Electrical Drafting
4 credit hours
DFTG.0553.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


AutoCAD - Pre-Engineering Mechanical

FIRST SEMESTER
DFTG 103 General Engineering Drawing
3 credit hours
SECOND SEMESTER
DFTG 126 CAD Theory
3 credit hours
THIRD SEMESTER
DFTG 202 Inventor (3D Solid Modeling)
4 credit hours
DFTG.0551.CERT
Minimum Required Credits:
10 credit hours


Approved Electives
Area B-Arts and Humanities
ART: 101 Drawing
  102 Design
  105 Introduction to Art
  112 Visual Design
BUSN: 201 Business Communications
ENGL: 102 English Composition
  137 Technical Report Writing
FREN: 101 French
GERM: 101 German
SPAN: 101 Spanish
SPCH: 103 Fundamentals of Speech
  203 Group Discussion

Area C-Arts and Humanities
BUSN: 103 Introduction to Business
  115 Marketing Fundamentals
  127 Principles of Management
ECON: 201 Survey of American Economics
  205 Principles of Economics
  206 Principles of Economics
GEOG: 103 Economic Geography
  104 World Geography
  205 North American Geography
PSYH: 101 Psychology
  228 Applied Psychology
SOCO: 101 Sociology
  212 Social Psychology

Area D-Health and Personal Development
Any Area D Electives for a total of three semester hours.

Optional Drafting Classes
DFTG 104 AutoCAD Basics
DFTG 105 Intermediate AutoCAD
DFTG 129 Blue Print Reading for the Machine Trades
DFTG 201 Architectural Desktop
DFTG 202 Inventor
DFTG 210 Advanced Architectural Drafting
DFTG 100 Blueprint Reading Fundamentals
BPLR 190 Blueprint Reading

NOTE: The program requirements presented here are effective Spring 2008. Previous versions of the KC Catalog are available in their entirety at our catalog archive. If you are uncertain about which catalog you should reference, please contact an academic advisor. Please contact an academic advisor with questions regarding course registration or degree/certificate completion.
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