Career & Technical Education > Drafting

General Information

  • Name: Blueprint Reading for Industry
  • Division: Career & Technical Education
  • Discipline: Drafting
  • Units (Credits): 3.00
  • Course Attributes:
    • May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
    • Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees

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.


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

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.

Scheduled DFT-110 classes:

Fall 2019