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.

 

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

Grades: 10-12
Prerequisite: None
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, primary auxilliary views, sections, and working drawings.   Basic math, geometry, and writing skills are essential in all class projects.

 

Engineering Drafting and Design II - Mechanical

Grades: 10-12
Prerequisite: Engineering Drafting and Design I
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.  Basic math, geometry, and technical writing will be essential in all class projects. 

 

Engineering Drafting and Design III - Mechanical (Honors Credit)

Grades: 11-12
Prerequisite: Engineering Drafting and Design II
After successfully completing Engineering Drafting and Design I and Engineering Drafting and Design II, the student will have the skills to complete the following tasks: designing and drafting (mechanical and architectural) of simple projects, estimating, managing projects, and performing as a valuable team player.