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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Mechanical Drafting program prepares students to work in the mechanical drafting field. The program emphasizes current technological trends in the industry and is designed both for those planning to enter a career in the field as well as for those already working in the field who want to advance and update their knowledge and skills.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Certificate
- Academic Plan
- Mechanical Drafting (CCL)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
Successful completion of the Mechanical Drafting program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
- Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|GTC107||Technical Mathematics I||OR Permission of Program Director||RC||0–3|
|DFT105AA||Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD||RC||3|
|DFT110||Introduction to Drafting||RC||3|
|MFG102||Machine Processes, Theory and Application||RC||3|
|DFT111||Intermediate Drafting||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DFT105AA, or DFT110, or equivalent.||RC||3|
|DFT254AA||Computer Aided Drafting II: AutoCAD||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DFT105AA or equivalent or permission of Department or Division.||RC||3|
|DFT255||3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in DFT254AA, or MFG254, or permission of Department or Division.||RC||4|
|DFT115||Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing||Prerequisites or Corequisites: DFT110, or MET109, or permission of Department or Division.||DFT115 only offered in Spring Semester||RC||3|
|GTC108||Technical Mathematics II||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in GTC107 or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|GTC216||Properties of Materials||RC||3|
|DFT112||Advanced Drafting||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (DFT111 and DFT254AA) or equivalent.||RC||3|
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Program Area Key
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Mechanical Drafting (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=132986).
The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:
|Catalog Year||Effective Dates|
|2018-2019||5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019|