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2017-2018 Updated Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Updated Catalog

Drafting and Design Technology - Technical Illustration Option (AS)


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Admission Program Objective Code DTTI
State CIP Code 1615130102

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as technical illustrators.  Technical illustrators are typically responsible for 2D and 3D illustrations for use in technical documents and service manuals.  Technical illustrators work in conjunction with engineers and technical writers to gather information that would be conveyed into technical drawings.  Drawing software can include AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, Isodrraw, PhotoShop, Illustrator or other software.

Students who successfully complete selected courses from this program of study may be eligible to receive the college credit certificates in AutoCAD Foundations (CCC)  (State CIP Code 0615130204).

General Education


Select one course from each category; see the AS Degree General Education Requirements  section of catalog for specific course listings:

  • ____ ____ Communication Skills 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Humanities 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Mathematics 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Natural Sciences 4 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Social Sciences 3 Credit Hours
  • ____ ____ Additional General Education Credits 2 Credit Hours

Total General Education Credits Required: 18


Total Core Credits Required: 19


Total Technical Elective Credits Required: 25


Total Program Credits Required: 62


Suggested Two Year Academic Plan


This program admits students in the fall/spring/summer semester(s). Below is a sample academic plan for these students admitted in the identified semester.

Drafting and Design Technology - Technical Illustration Option (AS) (DTTI) Companion Certificate*
First Year ACAD
Fall Semester
ETD 1102 - Introduction to Technical Drawing 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 1217 - Fundamentals of Dimensioning and Tolerancing 4 Credit Hours  
ETD 1320C - AutoCAD I 3 Credit Hours  
CGS 1100 - Microcomputer Applications 3 Credit Hours ▲  or CGS 1570 - Computer Applications for Business 3 Credit Hours  
Total Semester Hours:  13
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
ETD 1340C - AutoCAD II 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 2357C - Inventor I 3 Credit Hours  
GRA 1151C - Illustration I 3 Credit Hours  
ENC 1101 - English Composition I 3 Credit Hours ♦ ▲ ¶  
Total Semester Hours:  12
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Semester
ETD 2350C - AutoCAD III 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 1801C - Technical Illustration 3 Credit Hours  
GRA 1152C - Illustration II 3 Credit Hours  
Social Science General Education 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  12
 
 
 
 
 
Second Year  
Fall Semester
ETD 1355C - AutoCAD 3-D Modeling I 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 2802C - Technical Illustration II 3 Credit Hours  
ETD 2364C - SolidWorks I 3 Credit Hours  
Mathematics General Education 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  12
 
 
 
 
Spring Semester
ETD 2371C - Rapid Prototyping I 3 Credit Hours  
ART 2602C - Digital Imaging I 4 Credit Hours  
Science General Education 4 Credit Hours
Humanities General Education 3 Credit Hours
Total Semester Hours:  14
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total Program Hours:  62  
*  Courses with √ can also be used in the Companion Certificate indicated:
ACAD - AutoCAD Foundations (CCC)  
 

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