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DRF 111-112 Technical Drafting I-II (3 credits) (3 credits)
Introduces technical drafting from the fundamentals through advanced drafting practices. Teaches lettering, metric construction, technical sketching, orthographic projection, sections, intersections, development, fasteners, theory and applications of dimensioning and tolerances. Includes pictorial drawing, and preparation of working and detailed drawings. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 7 hours per week.

DRF 114-115 Drafting I-II (3 credits) (3 credits)
Teaches geometric construction, orthographic projection, sections and conventions, pictorial drawings, isometric principles, oblique drawing, and dimensioning. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 7 hours per week.

DRF 119 Mechanical Drafting (5 credits)
Teaches principles of machine drafting and design, drafting instruments and materials, engineering lettering, orthographic projection, freehand detail drafting. Explains geometric construction, sectioning, primary and secondary auxiliaries, dimensioning, tolerances and allowances, pictorial drawing, threads and common fasteners, detail assembly drawing. Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 6 hours, Total 9 hours per week.

DRF 121 - 122 Mechanical Drafting I - II (7 credits/7 credits)
Prerequisite for DRF 122: DRF 121

Teaches basic principles of machine drafting and design, drafting instruments and materials, engineering lettering, orthographic projection, freehand detail drafting. Explains geometric construction, sectioning, primary and secondary auxiliaries, dimensioning, tolerances and allowances, pictorial drawing, threads and common fasteners, detail and assembly drawing. Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 12 hours, Total 15 hours per week.

DRF 161 Blueprint Reading I (2 credits)
Teaches the application of basic principles, visualization, orthographic projection, detail of drafting shop process and terminology, assembly drawings and exploded views. Considers dimensioning, changes and corrections, classes of fits, tolerance and allowances, sections and convention in blueprint reading. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.

DRF 162 Blueprint Reading II (2 credits)
Prerequisite: DRF 161

Emphasizes industrial prints, auxiliary views, pictorial drawings, simplified drafting procedures, production drawing, operation sheets, tool drawing, assembly drawings, and detailed points. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.

DRF 200 - Survey of Computer Aided Drafting (3-4 credits)
Surveys computer-aided drafting equipment and concepts. Develops general understanding of components, operations and use of a typical CAD system. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.

DRF 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design (2-4 credits)
Prerequisite division approval.

Teaches computer aided drafting concepts and equipment design to develop a general understanding of components of a typical CAD system and its operation. Lecture 1-3 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total 3-6 hours per week.

DRF 203 - Computer Aided Drafting and Design III (3-4 credits)
Teaches advanced CAD applications. Includes customization and/or use of advanced software. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. Prerequisites are required. DRF 201/202 are required for this course.

DRF 202 Computer Aided Drafting and Design II (2-4 credits)
Teaches working drawings and advanced operations in computer aided drafting. Lecture 1-3 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total –6 hours per week.

DRF 211 Advanced Technical Drafting I (3 credits)
Prerequisites: DRF 121, 122

Teaches use of drafting equipment, with possible CAD applications, emphasizing knowledge and skill required for industrial drawing. May include piping, gearing, geometric and positional tolerances, drawing layout and lettering of all types. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.

DRF 212 Advanced Technical Drafting II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: DRF 211

Teaches concepts of sheet metal fabrication including radii, fillets and tolerances, electrical and electronics symbols and drawing, and advanced design drafting techniques. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.

DRF 231 Computer Aided Drafting I (2-3 credits)
Prerequisite: DRF 121-122 and DRF 211 or division approval

Teaches computer aided drafting concepts and equipment designed to develop a general understanding of components and operate a typical CAD system. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total 3-5 hours per week.

DRF 232 Computer Aided Drafting II (2-3 credits)
Prerequisite: DRF 231

Teaches advanced operation in computer aided drafting. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 2-3 hours, Total 3-5 hours per week.

DRF 233 Computer Aided Drafting III (2-3 credits)
Prerequisite: DRF 231

Exposes student to 3-D and modeling. Focuses on proficiency in Production drawing using CAD system. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.

DRF 245 Electronic Drafting (2 credits)
Presents fundamental principles, practices and methods of electro-mechanical information through the graphic, language principle of projection fastening, materials, and finishes, electronic symbology, schematic diagrams, printed circuit drawings and checking of electronic drawings. Explains CAD applications. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 2 hours, Total 3 hours per week.

DRF 297 Co-op (2-5 credits)
Requires curriculum advisor and co-op advisor approvals.
Cooperative education in drafting and design. Designed to provide practical work experience for the drafting and design student. Minimum on-the-job training is 10 hours per week.

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