Drafting Technology

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus


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 F101--Introduction to Drafting--3 credits
    DRT F110--Computer Literacy for Drafting--3 credits
    DRT F170--Beginning AutoCAD--3 credits
    DRT F210--Intermediate AutoCAD--3 credits
    PRT F110--Introduction to Occupational Safety--3 credits
    PRT F117--Drafting for Technicians--3 credits
  4. Complete 9 credits from the following or program coordinator-approved electives:
    CM F102--Methods of Building Construction--3 credits
    CM F123--Codes and Standards--3 credits
    DRT F112--Introduction to GIS--3 credits
    DRT F115--Graphics I--3 credits
    DRT F121--Building Trades Blueprint Reading--3 credits
    DRT F140--Architectural Drafting--3 credits
    DRT F150--Civil Drafting I--3 credits
    DRT F160--Drafting Internship--1 - 6 credits
    DRT F270--Advanced AutoCAD--3 credits
    ES F101--Introduction to Engineering--3 credits
    PRT F101--Introduction to Process Technology--3 credits
  5. Minimum credits required--36 credits

Note: DRT F140, DRT F141, DRT F150 and DRT F151 are available through the Center for Distance Education and Independent Learning. For information phone 907-474-5353.