Learning Outcomes

Mechanical Design/CAD Certificate

The Mechanical Design/CAD Certificate prepares students for a career as a Mechanical Drafter, CAD operator, or Engineering Technician. Students gain in-depth knowledge and experience in Engineering Graphics, Mechanical Design, and Manufacturing processes.

Objectives of Certificate

  • Produce engineering drawing from layouts, sketches, and verbal instructions.
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering in a logical and discerning manner.
  • Design and perform laboratory experiments for materials, processes, and mechanical systems.
  • Use Solid Modeling techniques to create mechanical designs.

Computer Aided Design Certificate

The Computer-Aided Design Certificate (CAD) prepares students for a career as a CAD Drafter/Designer. Students gain in-depth knowledge and experience in General Design and Drafting while working on the most current computer and graphics software in our state-of-art lab.

Objectives of Certificate

  • Use AutoCAD to create, view, manage, plot, and share CAD based designs.
  • Construct 2D and 3D models.
  • Increase CAD proficiency for careers requiring AutoCAD expertise.

Industrial Design Engineering Certificate

The Industrial Design Engineering Certificate prepares students for a career as an Industrial Designer. Students gain in-depth knowledge and experience in 3 Dimensional Design and Prototyping. Students work on projects using computer modeling and rapid prototyping equipment in a hands-on Design and Manufacturing environment.

Objectives of Certificate

  • Create and develop concepts and specifications that improve the function, value, and appearance of a product.
  • Comprehensive knowledge with 3D design and rapid prototyping.
  • Use Solid Modeling Software to create, view, manage, and plot CAD based designs.
  • Create prototypes using state of the art rapid prototyping techniques.