Drafting and Design Technology

CPTR 1000 Introduction To Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

DRFT 1110 Drafting Fundamentals
This course covers orientation to the drafting profession, sketching techniques, drafting instruments, equipment, and materials. Also includes lettering techniques.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DRFT 1120 Geometric Construction
This course covers geometric construction.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1110

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DRFT 1140 Machine Drawing
The fundamentals of orthographic projection and the application and the application of dimensioning practices in the preparation of formal multi-view drawings.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1120

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DRFT 1150 Section Drawing
The identification and drawing of section conventions and different types of sectional views.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1140

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

MATH 1110 Technical Math
A study of algebra, right triangle trigonometry, coordinate systems, and numerical computations.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

DRFT 1160 Drafting Mathematics
This course covers a comprehensive compilation of integrated math problems and CAD operations that facilitates critical thinking, problem solving, and basic mathematics literacy. Real-world, everyday applications includes use of a scientific calculator to solve math problems in drafting and CAD.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

DRFT 1161 Dimensioning
The fundamentals and application of standard dimensioning practices used in preparation of technical drawings.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1150

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DRFT 1130 Pictorial Drawing
This course covers pictorial drawings.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1161

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock hours 60

DRFT 1210 Auxiliary Views/ Descriptive Geometry
The identification and drawing of primary and secondary auxiliary views, construction of points, lines, and planes in space.  Also covers the determination of the true size of angles and distances of lines and surfaces.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1130

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

DRFT 1220 Intersections and Developments
The development of intersections of geometric surfaces and flat patterns of geometric shapes.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1210

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

DRFT 1230 Fasteners
The drawing of various types of threads, springs, and fastening devices and their designations.  Also covers the drawing of welding symbols.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1220

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 45

CADD 1210 Basic Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Introduction to basic concepts and principles of CAD, covering basic CAD commands and creating non-3D entities.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 1230 

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

CADD 2300 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting and Design
Introduction to intermediate concepts and principles of CAD, covering intermediate CAD commands and creating solid 3D models. 
PREREQUISITES: CADD 1210 Basic Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

JOBS 2450 Job Seeking Skills
This course is required of all Technical Diploma and Associate Degree students and should be taken during their last semester of enrollment prior to completion of diploma/degree requirements. 
This course assists students in making immediate and future decisions concerning job choices and educational growth by compiling résumés, evaluating job offers, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating a job. It also includes personal/career assessments including foundational Work Keys assessments, application for the Louisiana Work Ready! (National Career Ready) Certificate.
The completion of a student career presentation portfolio to minimum specifications will be a requirement for course completion.
PREREQUISITES: ORNT 1000

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

CADD 2310 Advanced Computer Aided Drafting and Design
This course covers the advanced principles of CAD; make use of advanced commands to develop complex drawings; the development of symbol libraries; and application of parametric principles.
PREREQUISITES: CADD 2300 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting and Design

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

DRFT 2310 Introduction To Drafting Disciplines 1
This course introduces general background information, terms and conventions, and the various types of working drawings used in manufacturing, electrical/electronic, and architectural drafting.
PREREQUISITES:CADD 2310

Lecture Hours 2 Lab hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 120

DRFT 2320 Introduction To Drafting Disciplines 2
This course introduces general background information, terms and conventions, and the various types of working drawings used in Civil, and Structural Drafting.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 2310

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 120

DRFT 2330 Introduction To Drafting Disciplines 3
This course introduces general background information, terms and conventions, and the various types of working drawings used in Marine, and Piping Drafting.
PREREQUISITES: DRFT 2320

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

ENGL 1015 English Composition 1
The study of the basic rhetorical modes of English composition with emphasis on prewriting, writing, and revising techniques utilizing correct English grammar, usage, and punctuation.
PREREQUISITES: English score of at least 20 on the Enhanced ACT, successful completion of Developmental English, or permission of the campus CAO.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

MATH 1015 College Algebra
Linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, radical and rational equations, complex numbers, graphing, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, polynomial equations, systems of linear equations and inequalities.
PREREQUISITES: Math score of at least 21 on the Enhanced ACT, successful completion of Developmental Math, or permission of the campus CAO.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

PSYC 2015 Introduction to Psychology
An overview of psychology designed to expose students to the major theories, research practices, and applied areas of psychology.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

PHSC 1015 Physical Science 1
Introductory study of topics in physical science including motion, energy, temperature, light and sound, electricity, and atomic structure.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

SPCH 1015 Introduction To Public Speaking
Designed to teach students basic public presentation principles and skills. Students complete one speech each of personal introduction, information, persuasion, demonstration, and special occasion (influential person).
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

DRFT 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

DRFT 2993 Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

DRFT 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

DRFT 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

DRFT 2997 Practicum
A Practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's education objectives. Students participating in Practicum do not receive compensation.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135

DRFT 2999 Cooperative Education
Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student's educational objectives.  Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 135