click here to print this page
Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Mechanical Drafting
Major: 5600
First Term: 2013 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 34
CIPS Code: 15.1306
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mechanical Drafting program prepares students to work in the mechanical drafting field. The program emphasizes current technological trends in the industry and is designed both for those planning to enter a career in the field as well as for those already working in the field who want to advance and update their knowledge and skills.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.

Required Courses
 Credits: 34
 DFT110Technical Drafting I3
+DFT111Technical Drafting II3
+DFT112Technical Drafting III3
+DFT115Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing3
+DFT252AAComputer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD3
+DFT254AAComputer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD3
+DFT256AAComputer Aided Drafting III: AutoCAD3
 GTC104Manufacturing Processes4
+GTC/MET108Technical Mathematics II3
+GTC266Solids Modeling-Solidworks3
 MET131Lean Manufacturing3

Program Competencies
1.Prepare drawings using drafting instrument/equipment such as drafting machine, triangles, scales (English and Metric), templates, bow compass, lettering guide and mechanical pencils. (DFT110)
2.Prepare drawings consisting of geometric construction, orthographic projection (multiviews), and auxiliary/sectional views. (DFT111)
3.Apply Gothic lettering, dimensions (English and Metric), tolerances, and allowances to machine detail and assembly drawings. (DFT112)
4.Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices. (DFT115)
5.Set up and operate CAD system to generate drawings. (DFT252AA)
6.Set up and operate CAD system to generate three-dimensional drawings. (DFT254AA)
7.Create customized CAD configurations, and generate macro programs. (DFT256AA)
8.Explain the theory of the processes of machining, forming, casting, joining (assembly), and conditioning as they relate to the conversion of materials to finished products. (GTC104)
9.Apply match skills in solving drafting related problems. (GTC108)
10.Graphically model manufacturing simulations. (GTC266)
11.Identify the sources of waste in a manufacturing enterprise and recommend solutions to reduce or eliminate waste. (MET131)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.