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Design and Drafting Technology

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Applied Sciences and Technology


"I'm prepared to use the skills I've gained from this class in everyday life to help fellow UCM students, Warrensburg community members and others."
Tyler Bolton, Safety Management major

Bachelor of Science Degree

Design and Drafting Technology prepares individuals for technical positions leading to design and management opportunities in industry.

Why choose Design and Drafting Technology at UCM?

  • This is the only four-year baccalaureate Design and Drafting Technology program in the country accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering.
  • UCM's CADD facilities house more than 80 computers for students and are among the most technologically advanced in the Midwest.
  • CADD labs are equipped with the latest workstations housing the most up-to-date software.

What will I study?
You will gain a broad-based background in CADD and elect an area of specialization tailored to your career goals. The areas of specialization include: Mechanical (Product/Machine) Design, Architectural/Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Piping/ Plumbing Systems, Civil/GIS, and Computer Graphics.

Courses include:

  • Civil Drafting
  • Computer Graphics
  • Structural Drafting
  • Technical Illustration

What can I do with a degree in Design and Drafting Technology?

  • 3-D Renderer-Designer
  • Car body designer
  • Roller Coaster Designer
  • Golf Course Designer

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Design and Drafting Technology, there are several opportunities to be involved:

  • American Design Drafting Association
  • American Institute of Building Design

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

Students learn from highly experienced full-time faculty members who provide individualized student program advisement.

Learn more about Design and Drafting Technology at UCM:
Design and Drafting Technology
660-543-4439

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