CAD Technology — Industrial Drafting
Provides experience with CAD programs and applications. Begins with manual drafting and progresses to CAD design, detailing, and problem solving. Includes exposure to a wide variety of drafting specialties such as: layout and detailing in product design, machine element drafting, fixture design, and die design. Utilizes current design software.
- Develop knowledge of career opportunities and demonstrate the requisite entry-level CAD and industrial drafting skills for the manufacturing industry.
- Utilize drafting principles to read and comprehend a part drawing.
- Apply and layout dimensions on a part drawing for manufacturing.
- Create a part design using 3-D CAD software program.
- Create orthographic views of a part design utilizing 3-D CAD software program.
- Create section views of a part.
- Project an auxiliary view from an inclined surface.
- Apply sketching techniques to sketch objects orthographically and pictorially.
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
The following courses are required in this program and satisfy HFC’s General Education Outcomes for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses. All Associate in Applied Science degrees require at least 15 General Education credits total, including at least three credit hours from each of the five areas below. For this program:
Civil Society and Culture: Complete one of the following:
Communication: Complete the following:
Computer Technology: Complete the following:
Critical Thinking & Information Literacy: Complete one of the following:
Quantitative Literacy: Complete one of the following:
NOTE: For this program, General Education minimum credits: 16
Fulfill the Required Core, Required Support, and/or Elective Courses for this program.
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
Requirements are Subject to Change
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- University of Michigan - Dearborn
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