Program Description
In Drafting and Design Technology, 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.

Available Certifications 
Articulation agreement with the College of Southern Maryland

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

Available College Credits
ADDA Apprentice Drafter Exam
Autodesk AutoCad Certificaiton
Autodesk Revit Certification 

Course Sequence
Introduction to Construction Development
Principles of Drafting and Construction Design
Advanced Drafting and Construction Design

Sample High School Schedule

 9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Elective Introduction to Dev./Drafting Introduction to Construction Development

Advanced Drafting and Construction
Design

 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Computer Assisted Drafting & Design (CADD) Principles of Drafting and Construction Design Advanced Drafting and Construction 
Design
 3 Fine Arts Requirement  Financial Literacy
 Elective Advanced Drafting and 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