Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Engineering Technology

Certificate in 3D CADD Modeling

The need for qualified engineers is a growing national concern.

The 3D computer-aided drafting will help you:

  • seek entry-level employment opportunities
  • upgrade your technical skills
  • prepare for career advancement opportunities

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College Catalog

Course No. Title Credits
MFG*H106 Computer-Aided Mfg I 3
CAD*H200 3D CAD Modeling 4
CAD*H220 Parametric Design 3
Elective Directed Elective† 3
Total Credit Hours 13

Directed Electives†

CAD*H275 CAD Animation 3D Studio Max
CAD*H285 Computer Integrated Manufacturing I
CAD*H286 Advanced Modeling Techniques
CAD*H294 Senior Project
MAT*H185 Trigonometric Functions (or higher level Mathematics course)
MFG*H104 Manufacturing Processes
MFG*H201 Computer-Aided Manufacturing II

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

  1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of engineering graphics and conventional drafting practices such as geometric constructions, orthographic, projection, isometric, section, detail, auxiliary views, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  2. Starting with an engineering design concept, create
  3. geometric models, develop tolerance requirements, perform basic analysis functions under the supervision of a degreed engineer, and produce professionally finished engineering drawings, suitable for use in manufacturing.
  4. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of 3-dimentional wire frame, surface, and solid modeling concepts, procedures, and applications.
  5. Perform basic manual CNC programming.

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