Northwest College

Assessment at NWC

Student Learning Outcomes

Drafting Technology

  • The student shall demonstrate Drafting Technology theory and applications associated with the, Architectural, Civil, and Mechanical drafting fields.   
  • The student shall understand, utilizing, High-Technology applications of Computer-Aided-Drafting,  3-D Printing, and Large Format Plotting to the fields of Architecture, Civil and Mechanical. The student shall utilize these applications within the content of each course listed under the Drafting Technology Program.
  • Students shall understand the practices in creating highly-accurate detailed drawings according to Drafting Industry Standards, which includes the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and standards and codes related to other engineering, technology and construction fields.
  • The student shall demonstrate the ability to create drawings electronically, (using the various Autodesk software packages), by obtained information from reading prints, attaining measurements and/or calculations.
  • The student shall demonstrate the ability to visualize accurately, fully-dimensioned 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, and Solid modeled drawings, and to perform reverse-engineering if necessary within each of the fields of study. (Architecture, Civil, and Mechanical).


Gerald Giraud
Vice President for Academic Affairs