Drafting - Mechanical
Degrees and Programs
The mechanical drafting concentration trains students in 3D solid modeling, simulation, prototype, and documentation creation for the production of parts and assemblies in multiple industries including: machinery, manufacturing, heavy equipment, consumer products, and medical devices. Students will take classes covering the fundamentals of engineering drawings, theory of the design process, rapid prototyping, and learn multiple CAD software applications. Students will take courses offered by the "Diversified Manufacturing Technology" program and work side-by-side with manufacturing students participating in hands-on exercises and today's manufacturing technologies. Successful graduates may find employment in a variety of industries. Job titles may include: CAD Drafter, Mechanical Drafter, Design Drafter, Design Specialist, Engineering Technician, Design Technician, CAD Designer, CAD Technician, and CAD Operator.