ENGINEERING DRAFTING & DESIGN

Upon completion of the Engineering Drafting and Design program, students should be able to complete advanced engineering drawings that include assembly and sub-assembly drawings, sections, details, and primary and secondary auxiliary views.  Students will also learn the process of estimating and cost analysis, and the fundamentals of machine design.  Basic math, geometry, and writing skills are essential in all class projects. Students may also earn 3 hours of college credit through Spartanburg Community College.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Structural Engineer

  • Civil Engineer

  • Architect

  • Machine Designer

  • Project Manager

  • Tool Designer

  • Drafter

  • Structural Engineer

  • Estimator

  • Quality Control

 

CURRICULUM

 

Engineering Drafting and Design I (ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I)

Grades: 10-12 / Approximate Fees: $15
Prerequisite: minimum 3.00 GPA
Engineering Drafting and Design I covers the basics of creating a technical drawing using both drafting instruments and computer-aided drafting systems.  The topics covered in this course include sketching, lettering, geometric construction, dimensioning, orthographic projection, pictorial drawing, and sections.   Basic math, geometry, and writing skills are essential in all class projects.

 

Engineering Drafting and Design II (Mechanical DESIGN I) *Dual enrollment through spartanburg community college

Grades: 11-12 / Approximate Fees: $15 + $45 tuition for students who take dual enrollment
Prerequisite: Minimum 3.00 GPA or eligibility through placement testing; completion of EDDI with minimum grade of 80 or Director approval
This course introduces the student to an advanced engineering environment, as well as a detailed study of mechanical and architectural projects.  Advanced AutoCAD and solid modeling will be introduced.  Students who qualify and choose to take dual enrollment may earn 3 hours of college credit in EGT 152 / Fundamentals of CAD through Spartanburg Community College.

 

Engineering Drafting and Design III (Mechanical design ii)

Grades: 11-12 / Approximate Fees: $15
Prerequisite: Completion of EDDII with minimum grade of 80 or Director approval
After successfully completing EDD I and EDD II, the student will have the skills to complete the following tasks: designing and drafting of simple projects, estimating, managing projects, and performing as a valuable team player.