Drafting and Design Technology

Program Level: Certificate, Diploma, Associate
Department: Skilled and Technical Sciences

Our Drafting and Design Technology program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in the drafting field. You’ll acquire the ability to prepare clear, complete and accurate plans and detailed drawings for use in the building industry and manufacturing. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from one of three specializations: architectural design, manufacturing drafting and design, and structural detailing and design. Not only will you learn the fundamentals in our program, but also how to apply problem-solving skills.

Construction Management Transfer Program:

Our Drafting and Design Technology program also offers the option of transferring to the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Construction Management program. By choosing this option, you’ll attain an associate of science degree from CCC. Coursework at UNK will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to organize, lead and manage people, materials and construction processes. Graduates will assist architects, structural engineers and construction professionals in project management, scheduling and inspections of construction projects.

Transfer Agreement


Associate of Applied Science



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  • At 2018-19 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for the Drafting and Design Technology degree costs:

    Nebraska residents - $6,000

    Non-residents - $8,640

    These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

    2018-19 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
    Nebraska Resident $88 $12 $100
    Non Resident $132 $12 $144

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  • Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters

    The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

    Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

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