Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Engineering Technology

Certificate in 2D Computer-Aided Drafting

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.

The Advanced CADD Modeling Certificate can be attained while you are enrolled and working toward a degree, or it can be achieved in and of itself. Students will work on creating 2D professionally finished drawings under the supervision of a senior draftsperson.


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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

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.

Program Coordinator
James M Branciforte
203-596-8681 (p)
Room: T617