This degree or certificate prepares students with training to work in industry as a CAD designer, engineering drafter or drafting technician or technologist. The program includes instruction in both 2-D and 3-D computer aided drafting and design software such as AutoCAD and SOLIDWORKS. Motivated students can complete the required courses in one year by taking courses during the winter and summer sessions and online in addition to the traditional fall and winter sessions. Students must complete all required core courses for a total of 21 units. Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, Students will demonstrate skills in the production of working drawings of engineering structures; demonstrate techniques to accomplish drawings and 3D models utilizing different various computer aided design (CAD) software; and discuss how the design process and design/drawing techniques are used with other engineering processes to create a finished product.
REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE
Introduction to Engineering
Engineering Drafting and Basic Design
Engineering Print Reading for Industry
ARCH 101 or ENGR 101 or equivalent
Computer Aided Design AutoCAD I
ENGR 109 or equivalent
Computer Aided Design AutoCAD II
ENGR 101 or equivalent
Computer Aided Design Soldworks I
ENGR 111 or equivalent
Computer Aided Design Soldworks II
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
GCC Catalog 2019-2020
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records. For previous years requirements please see the catalog from that year.