Program Description
STEM Division

2D Computer-Aided Drafting (Cad)

Program Description

The need to attract more students into engineering is a national concern. The 2D Computer-Aided Drafting Certificate meets the need of individuals interested in a basic exposure to, and/or exploration of, using and applying 2D CAD. This opportunity prepares a student to use and/or pursue a career using CAD in numerous fields. NVCC's Engineering Technologies programs prepare graduates to be engineering technicians who are able to respond to the changing demands of Connecticut's "high tech" industries.

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Program Requirements

Course No. Title Credits
CAD*H150 2D CAD Drafting 3
MFG*H104 Manufacturing Processes 4
ENG*H101 Composition 3
MAT*H137 Intermediate Algebra 3
Elective Directed Elective† 3

Total Credit Hours

16


Directed Electives†:

CAD*H200 3D CAD Modeling
CAD*H220 Parametric Design
MAT*H172 College Algebra (or higher level Mathematics course)
MFG*H106 Computer-Aided Manufacturing I
TCN*H101 Introduction to Engineering Technology

Outcomes

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of engineering graphics and conventional 2-dimensional drafting practices such as geometric constructions, orthographic, projection, isometric, section, detail, and auxiliary views.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of CAD/D software for 2-dimensional applications.
  3. Explain concepts and requirements for drawings used in the manufacturing process.
  4. Create
  5. professionally finished drawings from working drawings under the supervision of a senior draftsperson.
  6. Demonstrate the proper setup and procedures for various manufacturing processes.
  7. Apply Language Arts skills related to the occupation, including but not limited to: critical thinking, reading, and writing.
  8. Apply Mathamatics required for basic drafting and manufacturing applications.

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