Indianapolis, IN Campus
Drafting and Design Technology (Online Program)
Associate of Applied Science Degree (Wisconsin residents will receive an Associate of Science Degree)
This program exposes students to a variety of fundamental skills utilized in entry-level computer aided-drafting (CAD) and design positions. Students are exposed to CAD technologies and conventional drafting methods to produce various designs, working drawings, charts, forms and records. Students will be exposed to both classroom theory and laboratory projects.
This program offers graduates an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that can help them pursue careers in a variety of entry-level positions involving drafting and design, and may include mechanical drafting and design, Building Information Modeling (BIM), architectural drafting and design, parametric modeling, civil drafting and design and structural detailing.
Graduates who have difficulty distinguishing colors may not be able to perform the essential functions of various positions involving drafting and design technology.
Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to the Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.
All of the courses offered at the school in this program are distance education courses and are taught online over the Internet, rather than in residence at the school. Each course will be taught over a period of either (a) six weeks or (b) 12 weeks, as determined by the school from time to time in its discretion. Courses are delivered through an asynchronous learning network. There is a prescribed completion schedule for the activities in each course. Support materials for each course will be sent to the student. These materials may include a course syllabus, a textbook(s), a CD-ROM(s) and other printed documents required for the course. Students will be assigned to a class for each course. Students in each course will interact with their classmates and the instructor through discussion board and e-mail systems.
Refer to the Online Course Information section of this catalog for additional requirements.
The student is obligated for any expense associated with obtaining access to the above specified computer equipment, software and Internet service. No school-owned computer equipment, software or Internet service will be accessible to the student.
The student is responsible, at his or her expense, for providing all supplies and equipment for the student's use in the online courses in the program, including, without limitation, a computer (and the associated accessories and peripheral equipment, including without limitation, a monitor, keyboard and printer), software and Internet service and e-mail account.
Classes generally range in size from 15 to 35 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.
To view a list of the course descriptions, please click here.
The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of the catalog. The school
may, at any time in its discretion, vary the sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program
or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.