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CAD/CNC Certificate

This one year program is designed to provide advanced Computer Aided Design skills (CAD) combined with the application of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming and machining skills that will also give students the critical thinking skills employers value.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (6 CR HRS)
TMAT 101 - Technical Math 3
MT 150 - Machinery Handbook 3

COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING & DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
(9 CREDIT HRS)
CAD 110 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (2D) 3
CAD 210 Parametric Design I; Part Modeling 3
CAD 250 Introduction to Solidworks 3D 3

MACHINE TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS (12 CR HRS)
MT 101A Basic Machining 3
MT 205 NC/CNC (Computer Numerical Control) 3
MT 206 2-D CAD/CAM Computer-Aided Design/Machining 3
MT 216 3-D CAD/CAM Computer-Aided Design/Machining 3

TECHNICAL-RELATED REQUIREMENTS (3 CR HRS)
AMT 200 CAD/CNC CAPSTONE 3

Total 30

CAD / CNC Capstone Course

This course covers the development and design and build of products and tooling that utilize both the skills and concepts learned in the CAD/CNC program.  This is a required course in the CAD/CNC program. A student must have an advanced knowledge of computer aided parametric design with an emphasis on solid modeling. The student must also demonstrate advanced knowledge of the machining processes. Additionally the student should have a basic understanding of the properties and heat treatment of metals.