Integrated Manufacturing - Solidworks (CAD)

18 credit Certificate program

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Program Description:
SolidWorks software is the standard in 3D design and mechanical engineering at thousands of companies worldwide. Engineers, designers and CAD technicians create 3D models and 2D drawings ranging from individual parts to assemblies with thousands of parts.

Program outcomes include:
• Design products for manufacture using 2D and 3D standards
• Apply orthographic CAD design procedures to working drawings
• Perform advanced CAD software applications
• Create a capstone design project incorporating advanced CAD and industrial/mechanical applications

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Required Courses:
Course IDCreditsNameDescription
CADE14503Mechanical DetailsThis course covers engineering Computer Aided Design procedures as applied to a variety of manufacturing and industrial situations. The student will additionally learn systems of drawing integration to product definition. (Prerequisites: INMG1410 or instructor's consent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14683Solidworks IThis course covers the basic areas of Computer Aided Design using SolidWorks three-dimensional design software. Students will design and draw model components and subassemblies of mechanical and industrial products in animation. SolidWorks has become widely used in the manufacturing industry. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, READ0465, or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE14703Solidworks IIThis course covers the intermediate areas of Computer Aided Design using SolidWorks three dimensional software. Students will design and draw model components and subassemblies of mechanical and industrial products in animation. (Prerequisites: CADE1468) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
CADE24763SolidWorks Design ProjectThis course covers project completion incorporating total learning experiences into a workable, economical design. Engineering Computer Aided Design procedures will be utilized within the SolidWorks three dimensional software platform. (Prerequisites: CADE1470 or concurrent) (2 hrs lec/2 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
INMG14103Mechanical Blueprint ReadingThis course covers mechanical blueprint reading principles. Topics included are sketching, lines, views, multiview drawings, scaling, dimensioning, tolerancing, and symbols. (Prerequisites: ENGL0460, MATH0450, READ0465, or concurrent) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)

Pre-Program Requirements:
Successful entry into this program requires a specific level of skill in the areas of English, mathematics, and reading. Program entry will depend, in part, on meeting the prerequisites listed below:

English:
• A score of 86 or higher on the Sentence Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of ENGL0460 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, ENGL0460 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Mathematics:
• A score of 36 or higher on the Elementary Algebra Skills portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of MATH0450 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, MATH0450 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

Reading:
• A score of 78 or higher on the Reading Comprehension portion of the CPT, OR
• Completion of READ0465 or its equivalent transfer course or higher.
• If required, READ0465 may be taken concurrently with Semester I coursework.

NOTE: This SolidWorks certificate is intended for people who are already in a manufacturing related field or who have earned a certificate, diploma, or degree in a manufacturing related program of study.

Electives:
Technical Electives
CADE2500 Solid Works Exam Preparation (CADE1470 or concurrent enrollment)
MTCC2504 CAD CAM (CADE1468)
WLDG1500 Bluepr9int Reading for Welders (Appropriate placement test score or MATH0450 and READ0455 may be taken concurrently) or instructor’s consent.