Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships, join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group, the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
PURSING THE CUTTING EDGE OF DISCOVERY
With this degree, students are prepared to transfer to a four-year program of study to pursue a bachelor’s degree or enter high-paying careers in mechanical and machine design, structural design, manufacturing, or even marine design. Graduates often work with engineers, architects, and senior designers to prepare plans for the manufacturing and construction industries.
The Drafting Program at Amarillo College utilizes the most up-to-date industry-related software – Autocad, Microstation, Inventor, Chief Architect, etc. – to equip students with all the drafting, architectural, and mechanical know-how that leads to careers success. AC also tailors its Drafting courses to meet specific needs of local business and industry to ensure that program graduates swiftly become valuable members of the area workforce.
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Enter the Workforce in as little as 2 semesters
1st Semester – 12 hrs
DFTG 1305 - Technical Drafting
DFTG 1309 - Basic Computer-Aided Drafting
DFTG 1333 - Mechanical Drafting
DFTG 1370 - Microstation I
2nd Semester – 12 hrs.
DFTG 1372 - Microstation II
DFTG 1317 - Residential Drafting - Architectural
DFTG 2319 - Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting
DFTG 2340 - Solid Modeling/Design
3rd Semester 12 hrs
ARTS 1316 – Drawing I
MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Science
DFTG 1358 - Electrical/Electronic Drafting
DFTG 2321 - Topographical Drafting
4th Semester – 12 hrs
SPCH from approved list
DFTG 2323 - Advanced Computer-Aided Drafting
DFTG 2328 - Architectural Drafting - Commercial
DFTG 1345 - Parametric Modeling and Design
5th Semester – 12 hrs.
ENGL 1301- Freshman Comp I
DFTG 2338 - Final Project-Advanced Drafting
DFTG 2323 - Pipe Drafting
Social and Behavioral Sciences