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Engineering and Building Arts Department

Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Drafting

DRAFT-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2008 (400)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2008 (400), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Robert Hudson, Instructor-in-Charge, (727) 791-2598
Lara Sharp, Program Director, (727) 398-8256

Program Summary

*** THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING STUDENTS. LAST ADMISSION TERM IS FALL 2017 (0535)***

This certificate provides the student with the practical skills necessary to accept the challenges of a construction draftsperson. Successful certificate holders may find employment as a draftsperson in an architect's, engineer's or contractor's office, governmental agencies, corporate planning departments or other private industries. These courses are also applied to the 62-credit hour Associate in Science Degree in Drafting and Design Technology.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0615130101:

Federal CIP Code

15.1301: Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.


MAJOR CORE COURSES

Building Specifications
1
Construction Drawing
3
The A.D.A.: Primer for Contractors
1
Building Codes
2
Introduction to CAD
3
AutoCAD II
3
AutoCAD III 3-D Modeling
3

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Materials - Select 3 credits

Materials and Methods of Construction I
3
Residential Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
1
Residential Plumbing Systems
1
Residential Electrical Systems
1
Masonry Construction Methods
1
Roofing Systems
1
Construction Surveying Methods
1
Concrete Construction Methods
1
Steel Construction Methods
1

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Work Experience - Select 3 credits

Construction Practicum
3
Co-op Work Experience
3
Architectural Drafting Practicum
3
Co-op Work Experience
3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Select 2 credits

2
ARC, BCN, BCT or TAR courses
24
Total Credits