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Mechanical Designer/CNC Programmer


**Future Enrollment Program**

This program has been submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Education for approval
and does not currently qualify for Title IV, Federal Financial Aid.

No students are currently being admitted into this program.

Learn mechanical design and modeling fundamentals using SolidWorks computer-aided design (CAD) and programmer skills in computer numerical control (CNC).

Program/Major Codes:  CRTMDC/MDC

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Work as an entry-level modeler/designer in manufacturing and/or employment in CNC programming

Academic options: Continue your studies by completing the Computer-Aided Drafting associate's degree

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Communication Requirement 3
Subtotal 3

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CAD 117 Print Reading with CAD for Manufacturing 4
  or CAD 152 Technical Drafting
CAD 142 Introduction to Parametric Modeling SolidWorks 4
CAD 172 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
CAD 242 Advanced Parametric Modeling:
CAD 270 Integrated Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical
CAD 280 Computer-Aided Design Portfolio 1
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
MAC 100 Introduction to Machine Tool 3
MAC 150 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming I 4
MAC 155 Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Mill Programming II 4
MAC 257 Computer Aided Machining (CAM) 4
Subtotal 38
Total 41

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement - GTM 105