Architectural Drafting

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Architectural Engineering Technology

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The Drafting and Design Technology Department at Hinds Community College offers several Associate of Applied Science degree options, Architectural Drafting and Design, General Drafting and Design, Geographic Systems Information, Land Surveying and Construction Engineering Technology (2 Plus 2 Program).

Hands-On Learning

The Drafting and Design Technology programs of study are designed to provide specialized instruction utilizing computer-aided design techniques to allow the graduates a broad-based background in the drafting & design market. The student will take courses in architectural, civil and mechanical drafting. These programs prepare individuals for entry level employment assisting architects, engineers and contractors.

Possible Degrees

The Drafting and Design Technology Department at Hinds Community College offers several Associate of Applied Science degree options:

Admission Requirements

  • If applicant is under 21 years of age, the applicant must submit ACT scores with a minimum of 16 in Reading, 17 in Math and 17 in English.
  • Beginning freshmen, 21 years old or older who have not taken the ACT will be required to take a placement test before registering and have a minimum score of 72 in Reading, 48 in Math and a 71 in English.

Graduation Requirements:

  • Prior to graduation completion, students must take Freshman Orientation.
  • In order to receive degree, students must take the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System Exam) test prior to graduation.
  • Students must successfully complete all requirements for required semester hours and maintain a "C" or better in all DDT coursework

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