Mechanical Drafting and Solid Modeling - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(60 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required DRFT courses/Technical Requirements/Electives and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II and III; students must select one course from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1
Composition I 34
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra 3, 43
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab 3
4
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication 33
Core Requirements
MATH 1250GTrigonometry & Pre-Calculus 34
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements
DRFT 109Computer Drafting Fundamentals3
DRFT 114Introduction to Solid Modeling3
DRFT 124Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing3
DRFT 164Intermediate Mechanical Drafting/Solid Modeling3
DRFT 214Advanced Solid Modeling3
DRFT 288Portfolio Development3
MAT 102Print Reading for Industry3
MAT 105Introduction to Manufacturing3
Advisor approved electives (AERT, ARCH, DRFT, ENGR, E T, MAT, M E, or WELD)15
Total Credits60

(60 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required DRFT courses/Technical Requirements/Electives and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
DRFT 109 Computer Drafting Fundamentals 3
MAT 102 Print Reading for Industry 3
MAT 105 Introduction to Manufacturing 3
 Credits13
Semester 2
Area II: Mathematics 3
College Algebra  
General Education - Choose one course from NM General Education Areas IV, V, or VI in the NMSU/DACC Catalog. 3
DRFT 114 Introduction to Solid Modeling 3
DRFT 124 Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
DRFT 164 Intermediate Mechanical Drafting/Solid Modeling 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
SUMMER  
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication  
Advisor Approved Elective (AERT, ARCT, DRFT, ENGR, E T, MAT, M E, or WELD) 3
 Credits6
Semester 4
Area II: Mathematics 4
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus  
DRFT 214 Advanced Solid Modeling 3
Advisor-Approved Elective (AERT, ARCH, DRFT, ENGR, E T, MAT, M E, or WELD) 3
Advisor-Approved Elective (AERT, ARCH, DRFT, ENGR, E T, MAT, M E, or WELD) 3
 Credits13
Semester 5
Area III: Laboratory Sciences 4
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
 
DRFT 288 Portfolio Development 3
Advisor-Approved Elective (AERT, ARCH, DRFT, ENGR, E T, MAT, M E, or WELD) 3
Advisor-Approved Elective (AERT, ARCH, DRFT, ENGR, E T, MAT, M E, or WELD) 3
 Credits13
 Total Credits60