Mechanical Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (AAS)

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General Education Requirements
Communication Skills
ENGL&101ENGLISH COMPOSITION I5
ENGL&235TECHNICAL WRITING5
Subtotal10
Health & Physical Education
Course Options3
Subtotal3
Computational Skills
MATH 103COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY5
Subtotal5
Human Relations
HDEV 198PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT1
HDEV 200PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT2
Subtotal3
Humanities
Course Options3
Subtotal3
Social Sciences
Course Options3
Subtotal3
Natural Sciences
Course Options 15
Subtotal5
Major Area Requirements
CADD 101CADD ORIENTATION1
CADD 102CADD CAREERS1
CADD 120BASIC RHINOCEROS4
CADD 140BASIC AUTOCAD4
or ENGR 140 BASIC AUTOCAD
CADD 142INTERMEDIATE AUTOCAD2
CADD 150BASIC SOLIDWORKS4
or ENGR 150 BASIC SOLIDWORKS
CADD 154MECHANICAL DRAFTING 1 WITH SOLIDWORKS4
CADD 155INTERMEDIATE SOLIDWORKS - TOP DOWN DESIGN4
CADD 160INTRODUCTION TO CAM2
CADD 199COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 21-6
CADD 207PRESENTATION GRAPHICS4
CADD 215TECHNICAL STATICS & STRENGTHS3
CADD 216INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN3
CADD 240MECHANICAL DRAFTING 23
CADD 299CADD CAPSTONE PRACTICUM5
ENGR&104INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN5
ENGR 113ENGINEERING SKETCHING AND VISUALIZATION2
ENGR 115GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING2
Total Credits/Units90

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply a method of scientific inquiry, valid to the natural sciences, to evaluate claims about the natural world. (GE)
  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Interpret the human experience, within appropriate global and historical contexts, through evaluation, analysis, creation, or performance. (GE)
  • Create and manipulate mechanical drawings and models in a multitude of CADD applications (core CADD skills).
  • Fully annotate and print mechanical drawings (core drafting skills).
  • Demonstrate aspects of elementary design skills.
  • Discuss and communicate aspects of various industries and businesses that typically use CADD applications.
  • Demonstrate aspects of employability for an entry-level CADD-related position.
  • Demonstrate aspects of professionalism as appropriate for an entry-level CADD-related position.
  • Demonstrate core mechanical CADD and drafting skills, and professionalism and employability through working with a client on a capstone project.