Alamance Community College
2022 Calendar Year

Computer-Aided Drafting Technology Certificate

Course
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Course
TITLE
contact
hours
Credit
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DFT-111 Technical Drafting I 4 2
DFT-111   Technical Drafting I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces basic drafting skills, equipment, and applications. Topics include sketching, measurements, lettering, dimensioning, geometric construction, orthographic projections and pictorials drawings, sections, and auxiliary views. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic drawing principles and practices.

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DFT-111A Technical Drafting I Lab 3 1
DFT-111A   Technical Drafting I Lab PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance basic drafting skills. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance the topics presented in DFT 111. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in DFT 111.

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DFT-112 Technical Drafting II 4 2
DFT-112   Technical Drafting II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-111

This course provides for advanced drafting practices and procedures. Topics include detailed working drawings, hardware, fits and tolerances, assembly and sub-assembly, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, intersections, and developments. Upon completion, students should be able to produce detailed working drawings.

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DFT-112A Technical Drafting II Lab 3 1
DFT-112A   Technical Drafting II Lab PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance advance drafting skills. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance the topics presented in DFT 112. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in DFT 112.

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DFT-151 CAD I 5 3
DFT-151   CAD I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces CAD software as a drawing tool. Topics include drawing, editing, file management, and plotting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a CAD drawing.

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DFT-152 CAD II 5 3
DFT-152   CAD II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-151

This course introduces extended CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon intermediate applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use extended CAD applications to generate and manage drawings.

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Semester Total 24 12