A.A.S./Drafting Technology

 Industrial and Engineering Systems

Intended Program Outcomes:

This two-year A.A.S. degree program in drafting technology, will prepare the student to be effective as a drafting/CAD (computer-aided drafting) technician in the workplace in the following areas:

  • Applied structural detailing
  • Applied construction monitoring
  • Applied technology (production software, CAD, geographical information systems/GIS)
  • Communication skills (writing, presentation techniques)
  • Property surveying
  • Contract documents, estimating

Students with appropriate math and visualization skills and good attention to detail can complete the drafting technology curriculum in two years at BMCC. 

TERM 1  
CET111 Introduction to Engineering Technology
3
CET145 Engineering Graphics
3
GS104 Physical Science/Physics
4
MTH070 Elementary Algebra (or higher)
5
WR060 Elements of the Essay (or higher)
3
  TERM 1 Total: 18
TERM 2  
CET112 Computer Aided Drafting
3
WR065 Introduction to Technical Writing 3
or WR227 Technical Report Writing
(4)
GEOG101 Physical Geography
4
or Science Elective
(4)
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
4
or CS120 Concepts of Computing
(4)
  TERM 2 Total: 14
TERM 3  
CET113 Advanced Computer Aided Drafting
3
CET114 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems
3
SUR161 Plane Surveying
5
GEOG206 Geography of Oregon
4
or Social Science Elective
(4)
  TERM 3 Total: 15
TERM  4  
CET162 Engineering Materials
3
CET223 Soil Mechanics 3
CET263 3-D Computer Aided Drafting
3
CET280 CWE CET
3
SUR162 Surveying and Mapping
5
  TERM 4 Total: 17
TERM 5  
CET205 Structural Drafting
3
CET215 Contract Documents
4
CET222 Concrete Practices
4
CET280 CWE CET
2
SUR166 Highway Fundamentals
3
  TERM 5 Total: 16
TERM 6  
CET251 Estimating Construction Costs
4
CET280 CWE CET 3
COM100 Human Communications (or higher)
4
SUR167 Surveying Seminar
4

TERM 6 Total: 14

TOTAL CREDITS: 94

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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