Program Description
In Drafting, students start with the basics of mechanical drawing, then move into orthographic projections, sectional views and pictorial plans for use in many engineering fields. Drafting requires students to have a strong conceptual foundation. Focus is on: equivalency & linearity, modeling, geometric objects & algebraic expressions. Other courses suggested for this major are Drawing and Design, Architecture & Interior Design, and Physics.

Possible Certifications and College Credits
Articulation agreement with the College of Southern Maryland

Apprentice Drafter certification through the American Drafting & Design Association (ADDA) 

Course Sequence
Introduction to Construction Development
Drafting 1
Drafting 2

Sample High School Schedule

 9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Elective Introduction to Dev./Drafting Principles of Construction Design
Advanced Construction Design
 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Computer Assisted Drafting & Design (CADD) Principles of Construction Design Advanced Construction Design
 3 Fine Arts Requirement  Financial Literacy
 Elective Advanced Construction Design
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement  Science Requirement Science Requirement
 5 History Requirement History Requirement  History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement  English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement  Math Requirement Math Requirement 
8 Technology Education Requirement Elective Elective Elective

 

High Schools that Offer the Program
North Point High School