Computer-Aided Mechanical Design AAS (68 Credits)

Career Opportunities

Graduates can expect career opportunities in many areas of the engineering field. Graduates will often assist engineers with product design, tool design or product continuation or improvement. Entry-level positions may include: CAD Drafter/Designer, Engineering Technician, Research and Development Technician, Quality Control or Field Service Technicians and other related areas.

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Suggested Technical Studies Semester I
CADD1502 AutoCAD Foundations 3 Credits
CADD1507 Drawing Principles I 3 Credits
CADD1512 Inventor Foundations 3 Credits
CADD1516 Drawing Principles II 3 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester II
CADD1520 SolidWorks Foundations 3 Credits
CADD2505 Advanced Drawing Principles I 3 Credits
CADD2509 Advanced Drawing Principles II 3 Credits
CADD2532 Geo-Dim for Designers 2 Credits
CADD2550 Mechanical Design Technical Communications 1 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester III
CADD1523 Design Calculations I 3 Credits
CADD2518 Design Calculations II 3 Credits
CADD2529 Manufacturing Systems 2 Credits
TECH1545 Technical Computations 3 Credits
TECH1552 Basic Metal Joining and Fabrication 2 Credits
Suggested Technical Studies Semester IV
CADD1530 Basic Electric Circuits 1 Credits
CADD2510 Design Concepts 3 Credits
CADD2514 Computer- Aided Design 3 Credits
CADD2522 Machine Design 3 Credits
CADD2541 Mastercam Fundamentals 2 Credits
CADD2542 Reverse Engineering 2 Credits
TECH1556 Basic Manual - Automated Machining 2 Credits
General Education
MNTC Goal Area 1 Communications 3 Credits
MNTC Goal Area 7 Diversity 3 Credits
MnTC Transfer Electives (atleast one from another Goal Area) 9 Credits
Estimated cost for books and supplies: $4200

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice.