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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2018 term.

CAD 110 CAD/CAM Concepts

This course will introduce the student to how computers are used in Computer Aided Design. The course will cover basic functions of Windows operating system, as well as computer hardware and software and how the operating system relates to the use of both. Extensive use of the internet will be used to download software and information. CAD software will be introduced including AutoCAD (for 2D drawings), Inventor (for 3D mechanical parts), and Revit (for 3D architectural models).

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness or consent of instructor

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 111 CAD Drafting Application I

This course is designed to introduce the student to the tools and techniques of the CAD-drafting profession. CAD-drafting skills are learned through intensive classroom practice using AutoCAD Computer Aided Design Software and through discussions and demonstrations using professionally prepared materials. Topics include geometric constructions, sketching, threads and fasteners, scales, multiviews, dimensioning and tolerancing, sectional views, auxiliary views, and pictorial views.

Typically Offered: Offered summer only.

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    4.00

CAD 117 Introduction to AutoCAD

The course is designed to introduce students to the use of AutoCAD for computer-aided design and drafting. 2D drawing, modifying and dimensioning is emphasized.
NOTE: Completion of CAD 110 is recommended.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 170 Introduction to SolidWorks

(Formerly CAD 173) This course is designed as an introduction to the SolidWorks Computer Aided Design software. Topics will include part creation, use of features, assembly modeling, and drawing creation.
NOTE: Completion of CAD 117 or a strong working knowledge of another CAD software is recommended prior to taking this course.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 171 Introduction to Inventor

The course is designed as an introduction to the Inventor Computer Aided Design software. Topics will include part creation, use of features, assembly modeling and drawing management.
NOTE: Completion of CAD 117 or a strong working knowledge of another CAD software is recommended prior to taking this course.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 176 Introduction to Creo

This course is designed as an introduction to the Creo Computer Aided Design software. Topics will range from 3-dimensional solid modeling to detail drawing creation and assembly. Note: Completion of CAD 117, equivalent industrial experience, or strong working knowledge of another CAD software is recommended prior to taking this course

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 177 Civil Drafting

This course will introduce students to software used in the preparation of civil and surveying drawings. Software studied includes AutoCAD and advanced applications such as Land Development Desktop and Civil 3D.

Prerequisites: CAD 117 or EGR 121 or ARC 121 or consent of instructor

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 178 Introduction to Revit

(Formerly CAD 214) This course is designed as an introduction to the Revit Computer Aided Design software. Topics will include building 3D architectural project models with walls, window, doors, floors, roofs, stairs; creating schedules; adding views and annotation to the sheets to create construction documents. NOTE: Completion of ARC 121 or equivalent industrial experience recommended.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 179 Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max

Animation and rendering of 3 dimensional objects for architects, graphic illustrators and product designers. Software emphasized is Autodesk 3ds Max.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 211 Mechanical Detailing with GD&T

This course will help students interested in CAD to advance their knowledge and skills of mechanical drafting operations utilizing an industrial CAD system. Emphasis is on the principles and applications of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing techniques, using the ASME 14.5-2009 Standard.

Prerequisite: CAD 170 (previously CAD 173) or CAD 171 or CAD 176

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 217 AutoCAD II

Discussion and lab work are presented dealing with advanced drawing and dimensioning techniques, attributes, and individualized customization of AutoCAD menus and files.

Prerequisite: CAD 117 or EGR 121 or ARC 121

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 270 SolidWorks II

(Formerly CAD 174) This course is designed as a continuation of CAD 170 Introduction to SolidWorks. It expands the topics started in CAD 170. It also covers sheet metal part creation, basic mold design, and importing files from other CAD programs.

Prerequisite: CAD 170 (previously CAD 173)

Typically Offered: Offered fall only

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 271 Inventor II

This course is a continuation of CAD 171. It further explores the Inventor Computer Aided Design software. Topics include but are not limited to advanced part modeling, sheet metal parts, iParts, advanced assemblies, “Design Center”, border and titleblock creation, toolbar and command customization.

Prerequisite: CAD 171 (C or better)

Typically Offered: Offered fall only

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 276 Creo II

This course builds upon CAD176 and further explores the Creo Computer Aided Design software. Topics include but are not limited to advanced part modeling, advanced assemblies, and an introduction to Creo Simulate (formerly Mechanica) as a design tool.

Prerequisite: CAD 176

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00

CAD 279 Design Visualization Using 3ds Max Design

This course is designed for students who are interested in using Autodesk 3ds Max Design software to enhance their 3D designs. Students will use the software to create 3D illustrations and rendering of products, interiors/exterior of buildings to produce professional presentation quality drawings. The topics include advanced modeling and modifiers, advanced materials, animation, and the use of mental ray rendering software. Note: Completion of CAD179, or familiarity with Autodesk 3ds Max Design, is recommended prior to taking this course. Note: This course is cross listed with ARC 216.

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

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  • Subject:
    CAD
  • Units:
    3.00


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