Drafting & Design Engineering Technology program has been discontinued.

Drafting & Design Engineering Technology

The Associate of Science in Drafting and Design Engineering Technology program prepares students to work in the Engineering Technology disciplines related to the field of drafting and design. The student will be introduced to the areas of Architecture, Technical Illustration, Surveying as well as 3D Design within the curriculum.

This program is accredited by TAC (Technology Accreditation Commission) of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). The ABET accreditation is used to assure quality in educational institutions and programs. Accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental process of peer review. It requires an educational institution or program to meet defined standards or criteria.

The curriculum prepares graduates to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Industrial Engineering Technology, Computer Information Science, Management Technology, Industrial Technology Education or enter employment as drafters/designers in the fields of manufacturing, civil, architecture or construction.

For more information about the Engineering Technology department including degree options, course requirements, facilities, faculty, student projects, and more, please visit Engineering Technology Department.

Engineering Technology Department

Plaster School of Business


Dr. Elke Howe
Department Head, Engineering Technology Department
Ummell Technology 153
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.9849