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CAD Specialist Required Classes

CAD SPECIALIST

Certificate

Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) certificate prepares 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.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

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Required Classes*
Course
Class
Credits
CIS 100
Beginning Computer Skills
2
EDMT 101
Trends in Manufacturing
3
EDMT 130
Techn Drawing w/AutoCAD
4
EDMT 135
AutoCAD
3
EDMT 140
Production Drafting/GD&T
3
EDMT 145
Descriptive Geometry
3
EDMT 183
Introduction to Revit
3
EDMT 270
CAD-CAM
4
EDMT 160
PRO-E/CREO
3-OR-
EDMT 165
Inventor
3-OR-
EDMT 171
SolidWorks
3-AND-
MATH 106
Technical Mathematics
4
Minimum Total Credits: 32

*It is essential to see a counselor regarding your program of study to verify course requirements and sequencing. To make an appointment, call 269.488.4100 (TTC) or 269.373.7800 (ACC) or 269.548.3205 (BHLC)