School of Business and Technology

Drafting and Design Technology

Degree: Associate of Applied Science in Drafting and Design Technology 

Certificate: Level 1 Certificate in Drafting and Design Technology

The drafter plays a crucial role as a technician who bridges the gap between the design and production departments in various industries. Their main responsibility is to create detailed working drawings based on sketches, written specifications, or field notes provided by an engineer. These drawings serve as a blueprint for craftsmen and operators, helping them bring a manufacturing project or construction venture to life.

This program offers a comprehensive blend of manual and computer-aided drafting skills, accompanied by relevant technical knowledge. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level technician positions in the field of drafting. The certificate program is for students who wish to gain a general limited background required for many entry level positions. The drafting and design technology program leads to target jobs in deep east Texas.

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  • Prerequisites to enter the program as a Level 1 certificate major include a high school diploma or GED. Entrance testing is not required. 
  • Students who do not have a high school diploma or GED may co-enroll as Level 1 certificate students and GED students through Adult Education and Literacy at Angelina College (936-633-4525). 
  • Students who have a high school diploma or GED may also enter the program as associate degree (AAS) students. TSI entrance scores are required.


Employers: Are you sponsoring an employee for training? Contact Fanny Luna at to receive registration and general updates related to the drafting and design technology program at AC.

Employer relations contact: Fanny Luna;; 936-633-5321

Students: Do you have questions about the drafting and design technology program? Contact Christina Bunge at; 936-633-5289. Or, contact Dallas McClelland, lead instructor, at

If you would like to meet with an instructor (optional), contact Kelli Kirkpatrick at or 936- 633-5447.        

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