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Fall 2015 Course Catalog 
    
Fall 2015 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Aided Drafting Certificate


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Division: Mathematics, Engineering and Physical Sciences
Academic Dept: Engineering Technology
HEGIS: 5303
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Leonard Spina
Telephone: 914-606-6942
Email: leonard.spina@sunywcc.edu

A Note about Program Requirements


The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Fall 2015/Spring 2016. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.

Program Description


Current demand for Computer Aided Design and Drafting professionals has been running at very high levels. This certificate prepares students to function in this role in a variety of settings, including industry, government and engineering and architectural offices. Current opportunities include working on construction, product design and equipment fabrication projects.

The one-year certificate is designed to train students in the most modern CAD methods using the latest equipment and software (AutoCAD). The skills taught in the program enable students to function as specialists in this burgeoning field. Specialties include mechanical desktop, solid modeling and architectural design, along with general purpose computer drafting skills. Students are also well prepared to learn other CAD software packages that they may encounter.

Program Learning Outcomes


  1. Students will be able to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  2. Students will be able to create engineering drawings.
  3. Students will be able to use AutoCAD software to create both 2D and 3D drawings.
  4. Students will be able to plot and publish their drawings on paper the internet and 3D printers.
  5. Students will be able to work both independently and as member of a team.

Program of Study


Recommended Mathematics Courses


Program Notes


Note: Students who do not place into ENG 101 - Writing and Research  must complete a minimum of READ 105 - Analytical Reading  in order to earn this certificate.

Minimum Total Credits - 27


Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .

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