Associate in Applied Science in Electro-Mechanical Drafting

Drafting

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3504

Credits

62–67

Career Pathway

Associated Programs

Electro/Mechanical Drafting Track I Micro Circuit Mask Design

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Electro-Mechanical Drafting program prepares students to work as draftee technicians in machine drafting, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming, manufacturing process sheets, and electronics. Students develop skills in drawing blocks, schematics, and logic diagrams, printed wiring board drawings, and integrated circuit drawings. The program emphasizes current technological needs in the drafting industry.

Program Prerequisites

GTC107 or permission of Program Director

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
13–15
RC DFT110 Technical Drafting I 3
RC DFT252AA Computer Aided Drafting I: Autocad 3
RC GTC108 or
MET108 or
ELE105
Technical Mathematics II or
Technical Mathematics II or
Algebra-Trigonometry for Technology
3–5
RE ELE111 Circuit Analysis I 4

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
RC DFT111 Technical Drafting II 3
RC DFT254AA Computer Aided Drafting II: Autocad 3
RE ELE131 Digital Logic and Circuits 3
RC GTC106AA Industrial Safety 2
NS Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area 4

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
3–6
Critical Rdg CRE101 College Critical Reading 0–3
Oral Comm COM100 or
COM110 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or
Interpersonal Communication or
Small Group Communication
3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
15
FYC ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
3
RC DFT112 Technical Drafting III 3
RE DFT245AA Integrated Circuit Design - CMOS Ia 3
RE ELE181 Computer Programming for Technology 3
HUM Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities & Fine Arts area 3

Term 5

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Prerequisites Notes Credits
16
FYC ENG111 Technical and Professional Writing 3
SB Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area 3
RC DFT115 Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing 3
RE ELE241 Microprocessor Concepts 4
RE DFT245AB Integrated Circuit Design - CMOS Ib 3

Note

It is recommended that Term 3 courses be taken during the summer.

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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