Aug 15, 2020  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog

Drafting, 1-yr Certificate

Length: One year, 45 credits

Program Contacts 

Estimated Cost: $7,222

  • Books: $937
  • Program-Specific Fees: $156
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees: $6,129

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Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to train and prepare graduates from diverse backgrounds to work with and assist architects, engineers, other designers, and technicians as part of construction, manufacturing, or engineering teams. Coursework prepares graduates to work collaboratively as design paraprofessionals across a range of capacities using a variety of software platforms. Students build skills in problem-solving, analysis, technical graphics, and basic design. Successful graduates are able to communicate effectively in multiple formats.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic competence in the use of CAD and solid modeling software.
  • Visualize three-dimensional objects from multiple viewing directions and translate three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional drawings.
  • Create mechanical and architectural drawings which follow recognized national standards for format, annotation, lines, and symbols.
  • Communicate clearly in written, verbal, and graphic formats.

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

PROGRAM CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better, or Pass.