Drafting and Design Engineering

Students who want to be a part of the building process should consider drafting and design. Drafting and design engineering can teach students how to create plans and designs that can be followed by construction workers, architects and manufacturers.

Inside Drafting and Design Engineering

Creators of blueprints and drawings, drafters and design engineers work for manufacturing plants, construction agencies, design firms or engineering companies. Drafting and design engineers in construction fields might use an architect's rough drawings to create clear and representational diagrams, ensuring that buildings are made to exact specifications. Drafters and designers can also work in various facets of business and manufacturing from aerospace to home appliances.

Education Information

Educational programs in this field teach the basics of computer-aided drafting and design. Drafting and design engineering programs are available at the certificate through bachelor's degree levels. Studies in drafting and engineering might include structural systems, technical systems, residential architectural design and mechanical drawing, among others. Review the links below for details about relevant programs of study.

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