Computer Aided Drafting and Design - Mechanical

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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This program prepares students for drafting positions in manufacturing, engineering, and other areas requiring production-ready drawings and models. Students will learn to prepare 2D and 3D drawings for fabrication using the latest release of AutoCAD. In addition, students will learn blueprint reading, problem-solving techniques, methods for customizing AutoCAD, use of research tools, general organizational skills and applications in geometry and trigonometry.

Students should schedule a meeting with the computer aided drafting program advisor prior to enrolling in classes. During this meeting, student’s goals and preparedness can be assessed.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll. Students must have the ability to type 20 WPM or have completed BTE 100. Students must be proficient in computer file maintenance or complete CIS 110 within their first semester.

General Education Courses

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

3

or

 

 

BUS 217

Business Communication & Report Writing

(3)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

MAT 109

Geometry

3

PSY 100

Psychology of Workplace Relationships

3

or

 

 

COM 217

Group Communication

(3)

 

 

18

Required Courses (all emphasis areas)

CAD 100

Blueprint Reading for Computer Aided Drafting

3

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

CAD 151

Computer Aided Drafting/Technical Drafting Applications

4

CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting /3D

3

CAD 219

3D/Max

3

CAD 255

Solid Works Mechanical

3

EGT 104

Technical Drafting IV

3

 

 

25

Emphasis Areas

Electronics

ELT 106

Fundamentals of DC/AC

3

ELT 112

Advanced DC/AC

3

ELT 134

Solid State Devices I

3

ELT 135

Solid State Devices II

3

ELT 147

Digital Devices I

3

ELT 148

Digital Devices II

3

 

 

18

Total Hours for Electronics Degree Emphasis

61

HVAC

EGT 262

Sheet Metal Fabrication Drawings

3

HVA 102

Basic Refrigeration

4

HVA 105

Electricity for HVAC/R

4

WEL 106

Blueprint Reading for Welders & Fitters

4

One Technical Elective Course

3

 

18

Total Hours for HVAC Degree Emphasis

61

Mechanical

ENT 247

Strengths of Materials

3

MAC 101

Introduction to Machine Shop

3

MAC 250

Advanced Inspection Techniques

3

MAC 252

Practical Metallurgy

3

TEC 205

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

3

One Technical Elective Course

3

 

18

Total Hours for Mechanical Degree Emphasis

61

Recommended Technical Electives

CAD 201

Computer Aided Drafting / Custom

3

CAD 220

3D/Max Advanced

3

CAD 280

Internship

3

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

4

MAC 110

Introduction to Engine Lathe

3

MAC 120

Introduction to Milling Machine

3

MAC 240

CAD/CAM 2D

3

MAC 241

CAD/CAM 2D Lab

3

WEL 106

Blueprint Reading for Welders & Fitters

4

Certificates

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at www.ppcc.edu/ge.

Advanced CAD Skills

Prerequisite: Basic CAD Skills Certificate or equivalent

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

CAD 201

Computer Aided Drafting/Custom

3

CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting/3D

3

Total Credit Hours

12

Basic CAD Skills

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

Total Credit Hours

6

CAD–Quality Assurance

CAD 100

Blueprint Reading for Computer Aided Drafting

3

MAC 250

Advanced Inspection Techniques

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

TEC 205

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

3

Total Credit Hours

12

Parametric Modeling

CAD 151

Computer Aided Drafting/Technical Drafting Applications

4

CAD 202

Computer Aided Drafting/3D

3

CAD 255

Solid Works Mechanical

3

Total Credit Hours

10

Professional CAD

CAD 100

Blueprint Reading for Computer Aided Drafting

3

CAD 101

Computer Aided Drafting I

3

CAD 102

Computer Aided Drafting II

3

CAD 151

Computer Aided Drafting/Technical Drafting Applications

4

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

EGT 104

Technical Drafting IV

3

MAT 107

Career Math

3

*9 Credit Hours of Guided Technical Electives

9

Total Credit Hours

31

*Students must meet with an advisor to select appropriate technical electives.

Skills for Interiors

Pending State Approval

IND 111

Drafting for Interiors

4

CAD 105

AutoCAD for Interiors

4

CAD 215

Advanced CAD for Interiors

3

Total Credit Hours

11