Drafting Technology

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus


Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 36 credits

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.