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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial Technology: Drafting & Design Technology, A.S.

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Associate in Science Degree Program (Transfer‐Oriented)

Hegis Code: 5303
NYSED Code: 22325

Program Description

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.

Program Outcomes

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.

Employment Potential

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


Semester Credits 17

Semester Credits 14

Third Semester

Semester Credits 17

Fourth Semester

Semester Credits 13

Total Credits 61

*ENG 101  is a pre/corequisite for all history and 200‐level sociology courses.

**By advisement, students can choose from the following electives: Arts, Foreign Language, American History, Western Civilizations, and Other World Civilizations.


Through advisement, students will also fulfill General Education Requirements .

All first time college students matriculated in a degree program, including Early College students, former Collegian students now attending the College and students with no prior college experience, are required to take the one-credit FYE 101  course.

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