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Cadd Modeling (Advanced)

Program Description

The need to attract more students into engineering is a national concern. The Advanced CADD Modeling Certificate is the third of the CADD certificates and continues to prepare a student, upgrading their skills, for employment and career advancement opportunities. 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.

Program Requirements

Course No. Title Credits
MFG*H201 Computer-Aided Mfg II 3
CAD*H220 Parametric Design 3
CAD*H275 CAD Animation 3D Studio Max 4
CAD*H294 Senior Project 4
Elective Directed Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 17

Directed Electives:

CAD*H285 Computer Integrated Manufacturing I
CAD *H286 Advanced Modeling Techniques
MAT*H232 Applied Calculus
MAT*H254 Calculus I
MEC*H251 Materials Strength
MFG*H210 Materials of Engineering
MFG*H275 Mechanics of Materials


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. Develop an engineering concept through the detail design process and produce professionally finished engineering drawings.
  3. Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the use of state-of-the-art CAD software and be able to adapt to new CAD systems as they are developed.
  4. Do basic and advanced manual CNC programming.
  5. Write computer generated CNC programming.
  6. Be aware of new developments in CAD and related areas.
  7. Organize activities and perform work in an efficient, accurate manner.
  8. Utilize advanced design methods, such as parametric feature based modeling, animation, simulation, and web-based design.

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