Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5642
First Term: 2016 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 22
CIP Code: 50.0404
Occupational Area: Manufacturing

Instructional Council: Applied Technology (57)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 27-1021.00


Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Industrial Design Technology: Design Specialist: SolidWorks prepares students for careers as technical assistants, engineering technicians or hands on product designers. This expertise will allow employment in a variety of hi-tech product development and manufacturing companies. The program includes courses designed to provide students with a working knowledge in the field of product design, product development and rapid part manufacturing. Competency and technical expertise will be learned on industry specific three-dimensional 3D Solid Design software, 3D printers, and mechanical design simulation software. The core specialty of the program is hands-on experience with solid design.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester



Required Courses
MET109 Machine Trades Print Reading (3) OR
Satisfactory completion of departmental credit by examination (3) 3

MET112 Inspection Techniques 3
MET113 Applied Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance 3
+ MET220 Fundamentals of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) 3
+ MET231 Manufacturing Processes and Materials 3
+ MET286AE Solid Design I: Part Modeling: SolidWorks 3
+ MET288AE Solid Design II: Advanced Part Modeling: SolidWorks 3
+ MET291AE Solid Design: Certified SolidWorks Associate / Certified SolidWorks Professional Test Preparation 1
Credits: 22

Program Competencies
1. Explain metal removal processes emphasizing manual milling, drilling and lathe. (MET109, MET231)
2. Apply Blueprint Reading emphasizing Orthographic Projection and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). (MET109, MET112, MET113, MET220, MET231)
3. Apply the industry-mandated protocol for 2D Geometric Dimensioning and Annotation (ASME Y14.5 and 3D Dimensioning and Annotation (ASME Y14.41) and production of E-Drawings. (MET112, MET113)
4. Practice fundamentals of work holding and tooling applications. (MET112, MET231)
5. Develop 3D Visualization skills for Mechanical Design with the use of 3D Solid Design, Modeling and Simulation tools. (MET286AE, MET288AE)
6. Identify exam objectives, and design intent with solids, and mechanical motion with Assemblies and COSMOSXpress. (MET291AE)
7. Describe 2-D and 3-D technical documentation standards. (MET291AE)
8. Prepare for latest Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam. (MET291AE)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 23, 2016

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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