Engineering and Design Technology

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Engineering and Design Technology BrochureAssociate of Applied Science Degree


Drafting is the graphic language used by industry to communicate ideas and plans and take them from the creative design stage through production.  A Certificate of Occupational Training is also offered. The A.A.S. Degree in Engineering and Design Technology transfers into a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) degree program at ENMU.

Students enrolled in this program receive training in the fundamental principles of technical drawing, standard procedures for producing designs, building structures, working drawings, mechanical devices indicating dimensions, fasteners and joining requirements, and other engineering data, proper drafting standards of construction drawings, floor plans, elevations and diagrammatic drawings as required for the manufacture and repair of structures.

Students gain knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting by utilizing the latest industry standard 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional computer aided drafting software technology. This program provides students the skills for and knowledge of design concepts, fundamentals of drawing, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) including parametric solid modeling and critical thinking skills. Graduates can obtain an entry-level position in computer aided drafting and design.


Certificates of Employability are also available in:


  • Emphasis in Architecture, 16 credit hours-This focuses on using CAD design common on architectural fields.
  • Emphasis in Surveying, 18 credit hours-This uses GPS surveying and mapping technology emergent in southeast New Mexico.