Drafting and Design Technology

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 for the design and production of plans for industry, manufacturing and construction. Emphasis is placed upon such subjects as scientific design, job specifications, building codes as well as drafting. Both creative and practical training are offered in such a manner that the student who successfully completes this two-year program is competent for employment in a variety of positions.

Some of the many jobs available to persons completing this program include: architectural or engineering draftsman, appraiser and inspector, estimator, layout and supervision, mapping surveyor and junior engineer.

Admission Requirements

Students must submit a composite score of 16 or higher on the ACT. A minimum ACT score of 16 is also required on the mathematical usage and reading sections. Exceptions may be made with instructor permission for students that do not meet entrance requirements. In addition to these ACT requirements, re-admit or transfer students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA. No student may enroll in advanced semesters without satisfactory completion of prior semester courses.

Some of the many jobs available to persons completing this program include: architectural or engineering draftsman, appraiser and inspector, estimator, layout and supervision, mapping surveyor and junior engineer.

Completion options are a Technical Certificate and an Associate of Applied Science degree.

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

For the Gainful Employment information for the Technical Certificate, click here.

Instructors

BUBBA PILGRIM
bpilgrim@msdelta.edu
662-246-6529

GARROTT LANG
glang@msdelta.edu
662-246-6530