Ensuring College & Career Readiness

Design Technology (Drafting)

Description: Drafting students will learn the theory and skills of architectural drafting and design. The curriculum will focus on all aspects of fundamental drafting, geometric constructions, orthographic (multi-view) drawings, ANSI standards, and residential design and site work. Students will learn to transition from 2D drafting to 3D modeling. This course will utilize the most current computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D modeling software available.


1st Year Courses:2nd Year Courses:
4802 Introduction to Engineering Design (INT ENG DES) 2022: 5652 Architectural Drafting and Design II 
7196 Mechanical and Architectural Design (ARCT DES)2023: 7225 Architectural Design Capstone (ARCH DES CAP)
7197 BIM Architecture (COMP A DSGN)
Credit Hours – 3 Credits per Semester

Dual Credits: Ivy Tech Sellersburg (44) CT

First Year Credits – DESN 101, 113 = 6 Dual Credits

Second Year Credits – DESN 104, 105, 195, and 220 = 12 Dual Credits

Certifications: Certified Solidworks Associate Certificate



Career Opportunities:

Architect, Engineer, Interior Designer

Instructor : Joseph Smith – jsmith8@nafcs.org