2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jul 15, 2018  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Drafting Technology Diploma

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Program Description

The Drafting Technology diploma prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in the drafting field. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in drafting. Graduates of the program receive a Drafting diploma. Technical courses apply to the degree program in Drafting technology. (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)

View the Drafting Technology Diploma Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Note: Students must verify diploma level proficiency in math before program admission.

Employment Opportunities

Drafter, CAD operator, detailer, equipment and supplies salesperson, reproduction technician

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Click here to review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Drafting Technology diploma.


Essential General Education Courses (11 Credits)

Essential Technical Courses (13 Credits)


(Completion of ONE concentration is required for graduation)

Mechanical Drafting Concentration (24 Credits)


Architectural Drafting Concentration (24 Credits)


Total Hours: 48

Suggested First Semester classes:

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