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OCCC Faculty

John Helton

Department Chair and Professor of Computer-Aided Technology
Division of Information Technology
Programs: Computer Aided Technology

Courses Taught

Computer-Aided Design
CAD Management and Standards
CAD Programming and Automation
Applications in CAD - Architectural
CAD Practicum
Design Project


I began teaching at Oklahoma City Community College in 1990.  I was hired as a part-time Instructor to teach AutoCAD to business and industry clients.  In January 1991 I was hired full-time as a Professor of Drafting and Design.

I started using AutoCAD as a student at East Central University in 1986, using AutoCAD version 2.18 on an IBM AT computer.  All you needed were two floppy disks, one with MS-DOS and another with AutoCAD. 

Prior to starting at OCCC, I taught Technology Education at Killeen High School, in Killeen, Texas.  Over the years I have taught AutoCAD at East Central University in Ada, University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and University of Oklahoma in Norman.

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Phone: (405) 682-1611 x7275
Office location: Library - Room 301
Office hours:
Please refer to your syllabus for my office hours. If you are not currently enrolled in one of my classes, please email me or give me a call. That contact information is provided on this page. Or contact the Business and Information Technology Division Office at 405-682-7888 to get my current office hours.

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