Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
CAD119Intro Computer-Aided Drafting3This course will introduce the student to computer-aided drafting and design. Basic computer hardware, software and operating systems will be discussed. Basic two-dimensional CADD drawing creation and editing techniques will be covered. Drawings will be created and plotted. Prerequisite: Basic computer literacyLoading...
CAD125Intermediate CADD - Mechanical3This course will introduce the student to advanced computer-aided drafting and design applications. Program customization, file manipulation/translation and library creation/usage will be covered. Three-dimensional concepts will be discussed. Prerequisite: CAD 119Loading...
CAD126Intermed CADD - Architectural3This course will apply architectural drafting practices to the CADD environment. Two-dimensional plans (including plumbing, HVAC, electrical, etc.) will be developed. Site plans and presentation are some of the topics that will be discussed. Prerequisite: CAD 119Loading...
CAD139Intro to CAD/CAM3The objectives of this course will be to apply computer-aided design software and computer- aided manufacturing software for numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools.Loading...
CAD148Intro to Finite Element Analys3This course will introduce CAD students to the analysis of simple structures. Analysis will be examined then verified using computer analysis software in conjunction with CAD. Basic engineering statics will be taught. Prerequisite: CAD 152, 153, 182, 246, MAT 773Loading...
CAD151CAD Graphics I6Drawing formats, geometric construction and lettering will be taught on computer-aided drafting (CAD) software. Drafting standards will be covered. CAD operations and commands will be addressed. Sketching and fundamentals of orthographic projection are stressed. Prints will be prepared. Corequisite: BCA 212Loading...
CAD152CAD Graphics II6Advanced geometric description applicable to all fields of drafting will be emphasized. Descriptive geometry principles will be examined. Basic vector geometry will be covered. Auxiliary views will be created. CAD applications will be taught. Prerequisite: CAD 151, MAT 772Loading...
CAD153CAD Applications I3Mechanical components and processes used in product design will be covered. Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing will be taught. Preparation of welding drawings will be presented with the emphasis on proper usage of American Welding Society symbols. Precision bending of sheet metal will be covered. Prerequisite: CAD 152, 182, 242, and MAT 773 or any AAS core Math course with prefix of MAT or BUS.Loading...
CAD154CAD Applications II3Precision bending of sheet metal will be covered. Students will gain knowledge of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) applications and HVAC CAD symbology. Hydraulic systems and applications will be covered. Hydraulic symbology will be covered. Mechanical power transmission will be a subject of study. Bearings, bearing seals and sealing systems will be addressed. Prerequisite: CAD 153, 182, 246 & MAT 773Loading...
CAD155Networking Sys Involving CAD3Network system key features and functionality will be covered. System file management will be addressed. Operating systems and hardware will be examined. Relationships between computer hardware and software will be taught.Loading...
CAD162Intro to Multimedia3Basic three-dimensional concepts and applications are covered. Rendering, animating and application of basic color manipulation are discussed and used. Prerequisite: CAD 119Loading...
CAD182SolidWorks CAD I3Parametric solid model (3D) CAD basics will be taught using SolidWorks. Parametric concepts will be covered. Solid CAD models will be built and edited in SolidWorks. Assemblies of solid parts will be examined. Part drawings will be created and plotted. Prerequisite: CAD 152 or instructor approval and MAT 773.Loading...
CAD183Engineer Disciplines and Pract3Types of engineering disciplines and their application of drawings will be examined. Drawing styles, engineering units and professional standards (ANSI, ASME, etc.) will be covered. Prerequisites: MAT773 or any AAS MAT course, and CAD151Loading...
CAD184SolidWorks for Die Design3Parametric solid model (3D) CAD basics will be taught using SolidWorks. Parametric concepts will be covered. Solid CAD models will be built and edited in SolidWorks. Assemblies of progressive dies will be examined. Part drawings will be created and plotted. Corequisite: MFG 402, MFG 403.Loading...
CAD215Mechanical Systems3Standard and nonstandard fastening systems will be examined. CAD part libraries and applications will be covered. Basics of power train/mechanical components will be introduced. Mechanical bearings and hydraulic/pneumatic sealing systems will be addressed. Prerequisite: CAD 152, 182, 242, MAT 773Loading...
CAD220MicroStation CAD3This course will introduce the student to MicroStation CAD software. Basic two-dimensional CAD drawings will be taught. Drawings will be created and plotted. Prerequisite: CAD 151 or equivalentLoading...
CAD240Applied Materials and Processes3Standard industrial raw materials and forming processes will be examined. Students will see various machining, forming and welding operations. Field trips to industry will be offered. Prerequisite: CAD-152Loading...
CAD242Manufacturing Interfaces3Computer interfaces between manufacturing and engineering will be the primary focus of the class. File exchange formats, data compilation and machining interpretation of the model file will be addressed. Tool path generation and robotic controls will be discussed. Manufacturing system integration will be covered. Prerequisite: CAD 151. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MAT 772Loading...
CAD246Parametric CAD I3Parametric solid model CAD basics will be taught. Parametric concepts with design intent will be covered. Solid CAD models will be built and edited. Mechanical assemblies will be created. Part and assembly drawings with part lists will be created and plotted. Prerequisite: CAD 152, 182, 240, MAT 773Loading...
CAD248Parametric CAD II3Parametric solid model CAD intermediate commands will be taught. Parametric concepts with design intent will be covered. Solid CAD models will be built and edited. Mechanical assemblies will be created. Part and assembly drawings with part lists will be created and plotted. Prerequisite: CAD 153, 246, MAT 773Loading...
CAD252Design Project I4Design process and procedures will be discussed. Industry standards will be covered as used for student design projects. Prerequisite: CAD 152, 182, 183, 240, 242, MAT 773Loading...
CAD254Design Project II5Continuation of CAD 252, Design Project I. Detailing individual parts, types of assembly drawings and parts lists will be covered on an individual basis. Design process and procedures will be discussed. Students will apply industry standards to their design project. Prerequisite: CAD 153, 215, 252, 246, 182, 242.Loading...
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