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Drafting & Design Technology

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Drafting & Design Technology

  • Golden Triangle campus
  • Associate's Degree program
The Drafting and Design Technology curriculum prepares the student for employment in the field of technical graphical representation. The classroom training provides a sound foundation in the basics of drafting practice and is closely related to actual industrial standards. The subjects taught include architectural drafting, machine drafting, surveying, civil drafting, and computer-aided drafting. In order to meet industrial demands, computer-aided drafting is the basis of all courses.
Priority admission into Drafting and Design Technology is given to applicants who score a composite of 15 with minimum score of 15 in math on the ACT test or a particular score on the COMPASS test. If departmental enrollment is less than 40, conditional admission will be granted to applicants who score less than 15 in rank order.​

Career Opportunities:


This program prepares students for entry-level employment as drafters, detailers or CAD technicians in fields such as architecture, engineering, surveying and mapping.


Here's a look at companies that have recently hired EMCC Drafting & Design graduates:


Associated Architectural Products

Burkhalter Rigging

Ceco Building Systems
Crowder Engineering and Surveying Inc.
Glenn Machine Works

Gulf States Manufacturers

Johnson McAdams Surveying and Mapping LLC

Main Street Forest Products


Mississippi State University

Pritchard Engineering

Pryor & Morrow Architects

Springer Engineering

Trim Joist


Drafting is the act of composing plans or drawings

that visually communicate how something functions

or should be constructed. Drafting is the visual

language of industry, engineering and architecture.​



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