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Drafting and Design

Drafting and Design

Macomb’s Drafting and Design courses, part of its Applied Technology program, will prepare you for a skilled position in the manufacturing field. You will learn how to work with industrial engineers to interpret and produce technical drawings that contain the specifications necessary to take a design from concept to completion – be it for a machine part, conveyor belt or plant layout.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Drafting and Design

  1. Faculty experienced in the field
  2. Access to job placement through Career Services
  3. Save $20,000 by starting here – over 80% of our students leave debt free

Drafting and Design Courses at Macomb

  • Machine Tool Blueprint Reading
  • Fundamentals of Descriptive Geometry
  • Drafting Essentials
  • Conventions and Symbols
  • Three-Dimensional Shape Interpretation
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Fundamentals
  • Structural Drawing
  • Conveyors
  • Plant Layout and Equipment

Career Opportunities in Drafting and Design

Completing Macomb’s Drafting and Design courses will qualify you for a position as an industrial drafter/designer, with work available to you in all areas of manufacturing.

Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Drafting and Design courses transfer to four-year colleges and universities if you decide you would like to pursue a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.

If you believe you will be transferring after completing Macomb’s program, you are urged to talk with a counselor or advisor to plan the best pathway.


How do I find out more about the Drafting and Design courses?

For more information about the Drafting and Design courses at Macomb, contact Professor Victoria Gordon, program advisor and apprentice coordinator, at 586.445.7519.

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