Associate in Science Degree Program (Transfer‐Oriented)
Hegis Code: 5303
NYSED Code: 22325
Students who complete this program earn an Associate in Science degree. The program is designed for those students who are committed to pursuing a baccalaureate degree. The program provides for a seamless transfer into the junior year.
At the completion of the AS Industrial Technology: Drafting & Design Technology Degree program, a student will be able to
- Effectively write grammatically correct essays with a focused main idea, logically developed with supporting details including the incorporation of information from secondary sources, properly cited;
- Critically read and orally present researched information in an organized, effective manner;
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct and document research, including gathering information, logically and analyzing problems, drawing inferences, and proposing solutions;
- Be introduced to the basic skills necessary to operate a personal computer and utilize Microsoft Office software;
- Apply appropriate mathematical procedures and quantitative methods to solve practical problems in mathematics and in industrial technology;
- Understand and critically analyze human society, behavior, and our institutions;
- Demonstrate knowledge of the arts, such as literature, philosophy, music, visual arts and/or performing arts and their relationship with history, society and culture;
- Communicate accurately, clearly, and effectively in a drafting environment;
- Be able to understand and apply orthographic projection, geometric construction, and auxiliary views;
- Create working and assembly drawings;
- Produce floor plans, elevations, perspectives, including detailing principles of foundations, walls, roofs and stairs;
- Produce a design of a home that will include construction documents, energy compliance certificate, and building code compliance;
- Be proficient at operating CAD based software while applying drafting practices learned on the drawing board;
- Manage and organize drawing files;
- Apply drafting practices to AutoDesk Inventor and produce parametric models and working drawings;
- Produce a set of construction documents for a residential building using AutoDesk Revit;
- Demonstrate knowledge of materials as they apply to parts or finishes based on environment, application, machinability, and properties;
- Demonstrate knowledge of manufacturing processes as they apply to the design of parts.
Although this is intended to be a transfer program, graduates of this program are qualified to enter the labor market as junior industrial designers.
Requirements for Program Entry
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment
Developmental Assistance Available
For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster’s Learning Center, The Gary and Janaki Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.
For More Information
For more information contact Admissions 1‐800‐724‐0833 ext. 5018 or 5022