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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5600
Effective Term: 2021 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 37-40
CIP Code: 15.1306

Instructional Council: Drafting
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this degree, students may pursue a career as:
17-3013.00 Mechanical Drafters

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mechanical Drafting program prepares students to work in the mechanical drafting field. The program emphasizes current technological trends in the industry and is designed both for those planning to enter a career in the field as well as for those already working in the field who want to advance and update their knowledge and skills.

Required Courses
GTC107 Technical Mathematics I (3) OR
Permission of Program Director. 0-3

DFT105AA Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD 3
DFT110 Introduction to Drafting 3
+ DFT111 Intermediate Drafting 3
+ DFT112 Advanced Drafting 3
+ DFT115 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
+ DFT254AA Computer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD 3
+ DFT255 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing 4
+ GTC108 Technical Mathematics II 3
GTC216 Properties of Materials 3
MPT130MP CNC Machine Operator 6
MPT150 Introduction to SolidWorks 3
Credits: 37-40

Learning Outcomes
1. Prepare drawings using drafting instrument/equipment such as drafting machine, triangles, scales (English and Metric), templates, bow compass, lettering guide and mechanical pencils. (DFT110)
2. Prepare drawings consisting of geometric construction, orthographic projection (multiviews), and auxiliary/sectional views. (DFT111)
3. Apply Gothic lettering, dimensions (English and Metric), tolerances, and allowances to machine detail and assembly drawings. (DFT112)
4. Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing practices. (DFT115)
5. Set up and operate CAD system to generate drawings. (DFT105AA)
6. Set up and operate CAD system to generate three-dimensional drawings. (DFT254AA)
7. Create physical 3D models using 3D printing techniques. (DFT255)
8. Explain the theory of the processes of machining, forming, casting, joining (assembly), and conditioning as they relate to the conversion of materials to finished products. (MPT130MP)
9. Apply match skills in solving drafting related problems. (GTC107, GTC108)
10. Graphically model manufacturing simulations. (MPT150)
11. Identify the sources of waste in a manufacturing enterprise and recommend solutions to reduce or eliminate waste. (GTC216)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 23, 2021

All information 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.