Drafting Technology

College of Rural Alaska
Tanana Valley Campus
(907) 455-2868


Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 36 credits

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The drafting technology program offers students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and knowledge in the field of computer-aided drafting.

Courses combine technical know-how and hands-on experience necessary for work in a variety of drafting fields. Qualified students have the opportunity to work side-by-side with professionals from the architectural and engineering community in internship situations, gaining valuable on-the-job experience. In the classroom, students develop skills in mathematics, drawing and multi-functional AutoCad techniques. Students are introduced to conventional drawing techniques and computer-aided drafting from their very first course.

Certificate Program

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements.
  3. Complete the following program requirements:
    DRT 101--Introduction to Drafting 3
    DRT 110--Computer Literacy for Drafting 3
    DRT 170--Beginning AutoCad 3
    DRT 210--Intermediate AutoCad 3
    PRT 101--Introduction to Process Technology 3
    PRT 110--Introduction to Occupational Safety 3
    PRT 117--Drafting for Technicians 3 credits
  4. Complete 6 credits from the following or program coordinator-approved electives:
    DRT 115--Graphics I 3
    DRT 121--Building Trades Blueprint Reading 3
    DRT 123--Uniform Building Code 3
    DRT 140--Architectural Drafting 3
    DRT 150--Surveying Applications 3
    DRT 160--Drafting Internship 1-6
    DRT 270--Advanced AutoCad 3
    ES 101--Introduction to Engineering 3 credits
  5. Minimum credits required 36

Note: DRT 140, 141, 150 and 151 are available through the Center for Distance Education and Independent Learning. For information phone (907) 474-5353.