Engineering CAD Technology

Engineering CAD Technology



The SolidWorks Operator Certificate is designed for the person already trained or experienced in a technical field who possesses a solid background in mechanical design and/or machining. The coursework is project based and emphasis will be placed on creating solid models, assemblies, and detail drawings using SolidWorks. Elective courses can be selected to best suit each students special needs and interests. Prerequisite: Graduation from or concurrent enrollment in a 2-year Engineering CAD or machining program or a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

Program Title:
Engineering CAD Technology

Award Type:
Advanced Technical Certificate

Credits: Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 17

Career Opportunities:
A person with industry experience or a graduate from the Engineering CAD Technology program could use the SolidWorks Operator Certificate to find a career in mechanical drafting or mechanical design using SolidWorks. Workers in those careers prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

Choose Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 17 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 14 Credits
ENGC1021 Engineering Drawing II 3
ENGC1250 SolidWorks I 4
ENGC1255 SolidWorks II 4
ENGC2075 Engineering Design Project 3
Technical Studies Electives: 3 Credits
ENGC1011 Engineering Drawing I 3
ENGC1050 Additive Manufacturing 3
ENGC1041 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing 3
ENGC1100 AutoCAD 4
ENGC1160 Inventor 4
ENGC1201 Industrial CAD Project 3
ENGC1900 Specialized Lab 1-4
ENGC2011 Special Fields of Drafting 3
ENGC2200 Engineering CAD Technology Internship 3-4
MACH1056 Blueprint Reading I 3
METS1000 Computers in Manufacturing 3
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits