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Drafting Technology Certificate Program

Certificate in Drafting Technology (33 credits)

The one-year certificate requires a total of 33 credit hours. UNM Gallup offers the successful graduate a Certificate in Drafting/CAD and provides each candidate the basic skills and techniques for entry-level positions, in the fields of Architectural, Mechanical, or Civil Drafting with emphasis on computer-aided drafting. The course content is aimed at clarity of presentation and communication of design ideas. Mastery of these abilities is achieved with constant exercising of the drafting language, characters, materials and symbols currently in use, and universally understood throughout the industry.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.


Writing and Speaking: (6 credits)
ENGL 110 Accelerated Composition OR
ENGL 119 Technical Communications 3cr
Math: (3 credits)
MATH 115 Technical Mathematics 3cr
DRAFTING CORE: (21 credits)
DRFT 101 Mechanical Drafting I 3cr
DRFT 102 Mechanical Drafting II 3cr
DRFT 115 AutoCAD Level I 3cr
DRFT 125 AutoCAD Level II 3cr
DRFT 141 Architectural Drafting 3cr
DRFT 241 Architectural Drafting II 3cr
CNST 175 Blueprint Reading 3cr

ELECTIVES: (6 credits)

Any course relating to a planned course of study with approval of Program Coordinator.


Recommended Course Sequence for full-time Students (part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 15cr/hrs

ENGL 110 OR ENGL 119
MATH 115 - 3cr
DRFT 101 - 3cr
DRFT 115 - 3cr
DRFT 141 - 3cr

Term 2 - 12cr/hrs

DRFT 102 - 3cr
DRFT 125 - 3cr
DRFT 241 - 3cr
CNST 175 - 3cr

Term 3 - 6cr/hrs

Drafting Elective - 3cr
Drafting Elective - 3cr

Drafting Technology Certificate Class


Advisement Center: (505) 863-7706.

Samir Wahid,Lecturer II, Math & Science
Phone: (505) 863-7622

Drafting Technology Certificate Program

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