Jan 15, 2021  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Machine Drafting and Design with CADD, A.A.S.

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This program provides fundamentals to enable students to practice as engineering design and CADD drafting specialists. Emphasis is on computer-aided-drafting, design of machine elements, and engineering fundamentals, as well as mathematics, science, problem solving and communication. Typical employment  opportunities include design drafter, design engineer’s assistant, consultant, mechanical design detailer, fixture design technician, 3D modeling drafter and technical illustrator. Some colleges and  universities will accept associate degree graduates in engineering  technology programs. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college after completing the A.A.S. degree requirements in Machine Drafting and Design with CADD should inform their academic advisors at the beginning of studies to determine the appropriate courses to meet transfer requirements.

Minimum - 68 credits


* Course has a prerequisite or corequisite.

a Calculus I and II (MATH 221, MATH 222), College Algebra (MATH 101) and Trigonometry and Functions (MATH 102), or Elementary Functions (MATH 108) and Calculus I (MATH 221) may be substituted for Technical Mathematics I and II (MATH 117, MATH 118).

b Engineering Physics I and II (PHYS 221, PHYS 222) may be substituted for Physics I and II (PHYS 101, PHYS 102).

Job Readiness (GENL 111) is highly recommended for students in this program during the Sophomore year.

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