Computer Aided Design and Drafting

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2571)

Designed to provide students with the skills and technical knowledge requested by employers using CADD in a variety of departments. The program focuses on the development of CADD skills and problem solving strategies in the development of two- and three-dimensional models. Additional engineering options allow students to acquire advanced CADD skills in areas of special interest.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Construct, modify and print existing drawings to meet industry standards.
  • Use provided software to construct and analyze solid models.
  • Use appropriate technical material to determine and correctly communicate drawing information.
Program Requirements
CAD 220INTRO TO CAD/CAM SYSTEMS3
CAD 222CAD MECHANICAL DESIGN I3
ENGR 110ENGINEERING DESIGN AND GRAPHICS3
CAD 223CAD DETAILING AND DIMENSIONING3
CAD 224CAD MECHANICAL DESIGN II3.0
CAD 230INTRODUCTION TO SOLIDWORKS3.0
MATH 104TRIGONOMETRY3
Total Units21
Recommended Electives
CAD 272SOLID MODELING II3
CAD 276TECHNICAL COMPUTER IMAGING AND ANIMATION I3

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.