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Drafting Technology

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24-26 UNIT CERTIFICATE - 60 UNIT ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Behind every product, building, or process are drawings and models created by someone using the techniques and principles taught in drafting courses. If you enroll in the DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY certificate courses, you’ll learn the math and drawing techniques you’ll need to represent three-dimensional buildings and objects.

Required Courses

  • ENE-21 Drafting (3 units)
    Fundamentals of mechanical drawing
  • ENE-30 Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) (3 units)*
    Two-dimensional computer aided drafting class for drafters
  • ENE-42 Solidworks I (3 units)
    Intro to three-dimensional parametric solid modeling with SolidWorks
  • ENE-51 Blueprint Reading (2 units)
    Study of blueprints, interpretation, projection, symbols and abbreviations
  • ENE-52 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (2 units)
    Helps students to read and use ANSI Y14.M, the current standard for drafting
  • ENE-60 Math for Engineering Technology (3 units)
    A course for mathematical problems frequently used by students enrolled in the trade and industrial and engineering programs
  • ENE-22 Engineering Drawing (3 units)* prerequisite ENE-21
    Drafting fundamentals reviewed, geometric construction, orthographic projections, free-hand
  • ENE-28 Technical Design (3 units) prerequisite ENE-21
    Study of industrial design and drafting procedures relating to the basic elements of mechanisms, including drawing of machine parts in various stages of manufacturing

And 2-4 units from the following

  • ARE-24 Architectural Drafting (3 units) prerequisite ENE 21 & 30
  • ENE-23 Descriptive Geometry (3 units) prerequisite ENE 22 & MAT 36
  • ENE-26 Civil Engineering Drafting (3 units) prerequisite ENE-21
  • ELE/ENE-27 Technical Communications (3 units)
  • ENE-42B SolidWorks II (3 Units) prerequisite ENE-42
  • MAN-56 CNC Machine Set-up and Operation (4 Units)
  • WEL-34 Metal Joining Processes (2 units)

*This class transfers towards one or more CSUSB or Cal Poly majors. Visit www.assist.org or the Counseling Office for details.

SUGGESTED SEMESTER SEQUENCE
Fall 1 Winter 1 Spring 1 Fall 2 Spring 2
ENE-21
ENE-30
ENE-51
ENE-60 ENE-52
ENE-22
ENE-42
choose one
ARE-24
ENE-27
MAN-56
ENE-28
choose one
ENE-23
ENE-26
ENE-42B

For more information regarding certificate program, course sequencing or scheduling:
Gerald Cordier, Associate Professor, Drafting
(951) 372-7106 • gerald.cordier@norcocollege.edu

Norco College Counseling Department
(951) 372-7101

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† An Associate of Science Degree in Drafting Technology will be awarded upon completion of the required courses (24-25 units) plus the General Education requirements. Please refer to the Norco College Catalog or visit the Counseling Center.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at: http://norcocollege.edu/cte/Pages/drafting.aspx