Drafting & Design Technology

Architectural and Drafting Concentration

The curriculum of the Drafting and Design Technology Program is designed to impart technical knowledge and engender manipulative skills in the use of construction and drafting equipment and procedures. The knowledge and skills mastered in this program are important to the design and production of the plans for industry, manufacturing and construction. Emphasis is placed upon such subjects as scientific design, job specifications and building codes as well as drafting.

The program offers both creative and practical training in such a manner that the student who successfully completes this two-year program is competent for employment in a variety of positions.

Students must submit a composite score of 16 or higher on the Enhanced ACT. A minimum ACT score of 16 on the Mathematical Usage and Reading or an instructor's permission is also required. Transfer or readmits must have a 2.0 GPA.

Some of the many jobs available to students completing this program include:
Architectural or engineering draftsman
Appraiser and inspector
Layout and supervision
Mapping surveyor
Junior engineer
Essential skills and competencies will be integrated into and identified in each course with emphasis placed on outcome.


For the list of courses required in this program, click here to visit the program checksheets page.



Bubba Pilgrim

  • A.A.S., 1988 Mississippi Delta Junior College
  • Additional Study - Mississippi Valley State University

Garrott Lang

  • A.A.S., 1994 Mississippi Delta Community College - Drafting & Design
  • Additional study, Mississippi Valley State University & Mississippi State University
  • EPA Universal Tech Certification