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Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Certificate
Semester Hours:  25
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None


Program Description: This Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Certificate offers preparation for entry-level positions in computer aided design and drafting.

Recommended Proficiencies: None

Course Requirements
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Certificate (25 Credits)

Core Requirements (12)
DFT127 Autocad I (3)
DFT128 Autocad II (3)
DFT131 Autocad III (3)

Select one of the following (3):
COM100 Fundamentals of Human Communication (3)
ENG121 Applied Technical Writing (3)
ENG101 English Composition III (3)

Electives (13)
Select 13 credits from any of the following areas:
CET Civil Engineering Technology
CIS Computer Information Systems
DFT Drafting
ELC Electricity
ELT Electronics
HEO Heavy Equipment Operator
WLD Welding
OR
MAT106 Technical Math I or higher

Other Requirements
Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Students must earn at least one-third of the certificate credits from CAC.
Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Use CAD software.
2. (Application Level) Show how to save and access CAD files.
3. (Synthesis Level) Assemble CAD drawings from provided resources.
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain CAD techniques through the usage of commands.
5. (Application Level) Demonstrate ability to use CAD editing techniques to create drawings.
6. (Application Level) Implement standard dimensioning techniques to convey information through a drawing.
7. (Application Level) Apply skills gained to reproduce drawings through a print medium.
8. (Evaluation Level) Choose proper CAD methods to efficiently create features.
9. (Synthesis Level) Create 3D Models of real-world features through the usage of CAD software.
10. (Synthesis Level) Develop a 3D model of a real-world object for presentation.
Standards for Program
None