Mechanical Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (CP)

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General Education Requirement
Communication Skills
ENGL&235TECHNICAL WRITING5
Subtotal5
Computational Skills
MATH 103COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY5
Subtotal5
Human Relations
HDEV 198PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT1
HDEV 200PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT2
Subtotal3
Major Area Requirements
CADD 101CADD ORIENTATION1
CADD 102CADD CAREERS1
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 11-6
CADD 207PRESENTATION GRAPHICS4
CADD 215TECHNICAL STATICS & STRENGTHS3
CADD 216INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN3
CADD 240MECHANICAL DRAFTING 23
ENGR 113ENGINEERING SKETCHING AND VISUALIZATION2
ENGR 115GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING2
Total Credits/Units57

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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:

  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (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)
  • 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.
  • Create and manipulate mechanical drawings and models in a multitude of CADD applications (core CADD skills).