Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Certificate of Accomplishment - Active
Department: Engineering & Technology
Approval: December 2017
Effective Semester: Fall 2018
This certificate includes instruction in technical drawing and the use of software tools to create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional models. Students will gain significant practice in creating models through extensive lab work using industry standard software tools. This certificate program provides skills valuable to machinists, manufacturers, architects, technicians, and engineers in industries where high quality technical drawings are needed.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Certificate of Accomplishment in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
Course Units
Required courses:
CAD 180 - Introduction to Technical Drawing* 1.00
CAD 181 - Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting - CAD I 2.50
CAD 182 - Engineering Detailing in Revit 2.50
* Students may substitute the following for CAD 180: Completion of ET 104, or demonstration of prior drafting and drawing skills by performing at satisfactory level on a test.
Total: 6.00
Choose 3 of the following electives:
CAD 184 - Structural Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Revit 2.50
CAD 187 - Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Revit 2.50
CAD 190 - Part Modeling in SolidWorks 2.50
CAD 99A - 3D Printing & Solid Modeling 1.00
and
CAD 99B - Advanced AutoCAD Techniques 1.00
Total: 7.00 - 7.50
Total: 13.00 - 13.50