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) 7225 Architectural Design Capstone (ARCH DES CAP) 
7196 Mechanical and Architectural Design (ARCT DES)
7197 BIM Architecture (BIM ARCH)
Credit Hours – 3 Credits per Semester

Dual Credits: Ivy Tech Sellersburg (44) CT

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

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

Certifications: Certified Solidworks Associate Certificate

More Career Information: 

Architectural and Civil Drafters: Click Here

Cost Estimators: Click Here

Civil Engineers: Click Here

Mechanical Engineers: Click Here

Mechanical Engineering Technicians: Click Here

Electrical Drafters: Click Here



Career Opportunities:

Architect, Engineer, Interior Designer

Instructor : Kyle Thatch – kthatch@nafcs.org