CURRICULAR GUIDE

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0145  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

This curriculum has been identified by local industry as comprising the
minimal requirements needed for employment consideration.  Students completing
this curriculum are eligible to apply for entry-level drafting or computer-
aided designer (CAD) positions.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Technology Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Center,
Room 136, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 22 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
DTDS 101    Drafting I                                                       4
DTDS 102    Drafting II                                                      4
DTDS 103    Geometric Tolerancing                                            2
DTDS 104    Descriptive Geometry                                             4
MACH 100    Manufacturing Processes                                          4
MATH 114    Technical Math I                                                 4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL: 12 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.
CHOICE 1:   Computer Graphics (See Note 1)                          12 Credits
Subchoice 1A
DTDS 131    AutoCAD Basic 2-D                                                4
DTDS 132    AutoCAD Advanced 3-D                                             4
DTDS 233    AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop                                       4
Subchoice 1B
DTDS 180    Unigraphics I                                                    4
DTDS 181    Unigraphics II                                                   4
DTDS 182    Unigraphics III                                                  4
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   34

1.    The Computer Graphics series (12 credits) may be replaced by another
      approved computer graphics software package available through the
      Drafting and Design Program.  See a Drafting and Design advisor for more

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                III
DTDS 101          DTDS 102          Lim.Ch.
MACH 100          DTDS 103          
MATH 114          DTDS 104
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.