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2009-2010 Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Drafting and Design Technology, AS


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The Drafting and Design Technology Associate in Science Degree Program is designed to give students the necessary training and background for careers of a technical nature. The courses are designed to qualify students, through specialized and intensive instruction, for many technical positions.

The degree consists of 18 hours of general education requirements, 27 hours of degree core requirements, and 17 hours from the area of specialization. The student may choose electives from one of the following Drafting and Design specialization areas to complete the AS degree: Building Construction, Civil Engineering/Land Surveying, or Computer Aided Drafting (CAD).

Drafting and Design Graduates May Earn:

An entry level worker can expect to earn $28,184 ($13.55 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $40,934 ($19.68 per hour).*

There are approximately 263 annual openings in Edison State’s service district. **

*Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2009.

** 2008-2009 Regional Targeted Occupational List retrieved from Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board.

Career/Industry Opportunities

  • Drafting and Design Technician
  • CAD Operator
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Tooling Drafter
  • Quality Control Assistant

Continuing Toward A Bachelor’s Degree?

There is an articulation agreement that allows this degree to transfer to a university bachelor’s degree program. Please contact the program advisor at (239) 489-9067 for further information.

Course Prerequisites:

Refer to specific course descriptions listed in this Catalog.

Program Prerequisites:

None

General Education Requirements


Total: 18


Total: 27


Specializations:


Total Degree Credits: 62


Note(s):


* Social Science electives may be chosen from any course listed in the General Education Program Guide under Social Science.

** Humanities electives may be chosen from any course listed in the General Education Program Guide under Part A or Part B Humanities.

*** Natural Science electives may be chosen from any college level science course.

**** Math courses may be chosen from any courses listed in the General Education Program Guide under mathematics.

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