2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

CAD Specialist, CERT

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) certificates prepare students for entry level CAD Operator occupations. The student will gain experience with in-demand CAD software along with fundamental design skills for the mechanical drafting field. Software training will include AutoCAD, Pro-E (Pro Engineer) and SolidWorks or Inventor. Students can expect to gain crucial job related skills in subjects such as technical drawing (which include dimensioning and detailing), manufacturing processes, architectural drafting, simple mechanism concepts, and teamwork. Upon graduation, students will qualify for a variety of entry-level CAD occupations requiring fundamental design skills, AutoCAD, Pro/E, SolidWorks, or Inventor software.

Certificate

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 100Beginning Computer Skills

2

EDMT 101Trends in Manufacturing

3

EDMT 130Tech Drawing w/AutoCAD

4

EDMT 135AutoCAD

3

EDMT 140Production Drafting/GD&T

3

EDMT 145Descriptive Geometry

3

EDMT 160PRO-E/CREO

3

or

EDMT 165Inventor

3

or

EDMT 171SolidWorks

3

EDMT 183Introduction to Revit

3

EDMT 270CAD-CAM

4

MATH 106Technical Mathematics

4

Total Credit Hours: 32