Drafting - Mechanical


You can earn a Drafting-Mechanical diploma. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 30 Credit Hours.

Required Core Courses

Core 30 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ENGR 1010 Multidisciplinary Design
Introduction to the engineering profession, engineering problem solving and engineering design with an emphasis on current topics. Course material will be presented using projects and group learning activities. Student must receive a grade of C or better to transfer into the University of Nebraska-Lincoln STEP program.
MATH 1020 Technical Mathematics I
This course provides the math skills required in career/technical fields. The course includes a review of arithmetic operations, exponents, algebraic operations, and right triangle trigonometry with emphasis placed applications.
MATH 1060 Technical Mathematics II
Continuation of MATH 1020 developing skills in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry for success in specific vocational and technical fields. Numerical methods presented in MATH 1020 are supplemented by geometric methods. Use of a scientific calculator still plays a prominent role in the course. The topics to be covered include algebraic operations and properties, equations and formulas, graphing, geometry and constructions, and trigonometry.
ARCH 1160 Fundamentals of Drafting
A course that will provide a study into the basic concepts of drafting. The student will use traditional as well as computer aided drafting to create various drawings. Industry graphic standards will be emphasized through the creation of sketches, board and CAD drawings.
ARCH 1270 Computer Assisted Drafting I
Basic skills in Computer-Assisted Drafting (CAD) by assigned problems and projects using keyboard and mouse entry, drawing and lettering with CAD, and printing finished work. Students work in model and paper space. Projects consist of various mechanical drawings. Students will plot and print drawings using CAD equipment. Emphasis is placed on following industry and office standards.
ARCH 1280 Introduction to SolidWorks
ARCH 1285 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
ARCH 1295 Engineering Materials and Processes
OFFT 1500 Microsoft Office
This course will give the student practical experience in operating the word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics portions of the Microsoft Office suite.
BSAD 2050 Business Communications
Development of both oral and written communicative skills. Students will be able to organize and present effective presentations gaining audience rapport and sending appropriate nonverbal messages as well as formulate effective letters, memos, and reports for business and industry.

Note! Note to Current Students

We strongly recommend that you review your course schedule with your advisor and consult the college catalog for specific program requirements.