Apr 26, 2018  
TCC Catalog 2014-15 
TCC Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Drafting and Design Technology, Building Construction Specialization, A.S. (2135)

Drafting and Design Technology

Program Purpose:
To prepare students with technical knowledge and skills that enable them to translate ideas, specifications and calculations to complete accurate working drawings and to use appropriate applications of geographic information systems (GIS) in topographic surveying.

Employment Types:
Drafter; computer-aided design (CAD) technician; CAD specialist; GIS technician; assistant to architect, engineer or surveyor

Program Length:
62 credit hours

Admission Requirements:
Admission requirements for TPP programs are the same as admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most TPP program courses require students to be College-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

(850) 201-8352 or techedu@tcc.fl.edu

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

View a sample semester-by-semester plan for the Building Construction specialization.

View a sample semester-by-semester plan for the Surveying/GIS specialization.


Course Information

General Education (15 credit hours)


To satisfy State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must earn a grade of “C” or better in any Communications, Humanities, History/Social Science or Mathematics course used to fulfill general education requirements.

Program Courses (29 credit hours)

Not all courses are offered in all semesters. View course description for availability.


Student may earn only one A.S. degree in this field. Choose either the Building Construction specialization (2135) or the Surveying/GIS specialization (2136) to align with your career goals.

Building Construction for Architecture and Engineering (18 credit hours)


*Students who produce documentation of internship with fire sprinkler contractor may receive credit for ETD2563C .

**Exemption exam available: see Technology and Professional Programs Web page (www.tcc.fl.edu/tpp).