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Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Microcredential

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Program Description

The CAD Credential prepares successful completers for entry-level positions in a wide variety of industries that employ those with these skills. These industries include both advanced manufacturing as well as green technology. This credential consists of four courses:

MFG 109 Fundamental Concepts of Metrology

MFG 111 AutoCAD

MFG 112 Solid Modeling I

MFG 293 Manufacturing Internship

This credential is stackable into the Manufacturing Certificate program. Students may take this Microcredential as credit bearing or non-credit bearing.


Program Outcomes:                           

Upon completion of the CAD Microcredential, students will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Draw, modify, annotate and dimension an accurate drawing
  • Create and apply a CAD template file
  • Print/plot a CAD template file
  • Create bottom-up assemblies of multiple parts
  • Create part configurations
  • Create drawings of parts and assemblies
  • Demonstrate professional and technical skills in an office environment


Employment Potential

This Microcredential prepares students to be ready to enter the workforce as an entry level CAD designer.




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