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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

CAD/Mechanical Design Technology, A.A.S.


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This program prepares students for careers as drafters, mechanical designers, and CAD technicians. Areas of potential employment include drafter, dealer, layout designer, design technician, CAD operator, and CAD technician. The courses emphasize basic drafting and drawing skills, design and analysis of mechanisms and mechanical parts, and the use of CAD systems to draw, design, and analyze mechanical devices.

I. General Education Core (20)


Area A: Communication (6 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (3 credits)


Select one course from Area B 

Area C: Mathematics (4 credits)


Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (4 credits)


Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)


Select one course from Area E 

Program Total: 64 credits


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