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Become a Trained Drafter
The 3D Modeling and Design Technology program provides students instruction in all phases of design technology in order to prepare them for positions as designers or computer-aided drafting technicians.
When you are able to create diagrams using computer aided design, you can become a drafter in a number of fields:
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Architectural (Commercial and residential construction)
- Civil Engineering
- Process Piping
What Students Will Learn
Instruction includes computer aided design, architectural design, civil planning, 3D-modeling, and manufacturing. A combination of class work and laboratory experience is stressed.
Degree Options and Requirements
- Students who successfully complete a minimum of 30 semester hours in 3D Modeling and Design Technology courses may earn a career certificate.
- Students who successfully complete a minimum of 45 semester hours in 3D Modeling and Design Technology courses may earn a technical diploma.
- Successful completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours of course work in a 2-year program leads to an Associate of Applied Science.
Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC enrollment specialist for advisement.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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3D Modeling and Design Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
3D Modeling and Design Technology Certificate
|DDT 1163 - Engineering Graphics||3|
|DDT 1213 - Construction Standards and Materials||3|
|DDT 1313 - Computer Aided Design I||3|
|DDT 1323 - Computer Aided Design II||3|
|DDT 1513 - Blueprint Reading I||3|
|DDT 1173 - Mechanical Design I||3|
|DDT 1413 - Elementary Surveying||3|
|DDT 1613 - Architectural Design I||3|
|DDT 2563 - Introduction to Steel Shipbuilding and Blueprint Reading||3|
|DDT 2813 - Inventor 3D Model and Animation||3|
Total Credits: 30
3D Modeling and Design Diploma
|DDT 2153 - Civil Planning and Design||3|
|DDT 2213 - Structural Detailing I||3|
|DDT 2373 - 3D Modeling||3|
|DDT 2523 - Pipe Drafting||3|
|or Technical Elective||3*|
|DDT 2823 - Revit Architecture||3|
|or Technical Elective||3*|
Total Credits: 15
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” section of this catalog regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
*Any instructor/department chair approved field related elective.