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Mechanical Designer/CNC Programmer

Certificate

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

Program/Major Codes:  CRTMDC/MDC1

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

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 2018-2019
  

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
CAD 142 Introduction to Parametric Modeling SolidWorks 4
CAD 172 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 3
CAD 242 Advanced Parametric Modeling: SolidWorks 4
CAD 270 Integrated Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical Design 4
CAD 280 Computer-Aided Design Portfolio 1
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 35-36

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
MAT 151
  or GTM 105
College Algebra   [SUN# MAT1151]
  Applied Technical Mathematics 
3-4
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
WRT 101
  or GTW 101
English Composition I   [SUN# ENG 1101]
  Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations
3
Subtotal 7-8
Total 42-43

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