Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

DFT 110: Blueprint Reading For Industry

General Information

  • Name: Blueprint Reading For Industry
  • Discipline: Drafting (DFT)
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Teaches those concepts required by machine shops or engineering, electrical and welding industries. Student will begin with simple prints and proceed to more advanced prints.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

II: Course Objectives

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to demonstrate:

  • An understanding of methods used to produce drawings and blueprints.
  • The ability to interpret multiview drawings.
  • An understanding of drawing dimensions.
  • An understanding of tolerances and allowances.
  • Basic understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing(GDT).
  • The ability to interpret fastener designations.
  • An ability to interpret welding drawings.

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Drafting Technology is to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the current drafting environment.

This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Develop and improve their creative abilities.
  • Appreciate the need for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • Will succeed at transfer institutions.


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