Mechanical and Electrical Drafting, Undergraduate Certificate

The specific educational outcomes that support the program objectives are to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to the mechanical/electrical drafting.
  • Visualize and translate drawing information to actual physical objects and completed mechanical/electrical construction projects.
  • Understand the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public.
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and mechanical and electrical engineers.
  • Understand the mechanical/electrical elements of the construction document set and the role of construction documents as communication tools for the construction contract.
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed mechanical/electrical project.
  • Demonstrate communication skills to be successful in the employment environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in the employment environment.