CURRICULUM GUIDE

Computer-Aided Drafting/Design
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0145  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Manufacturing and Land Technologies Department, Gannon Vocational-
Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 27 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CADD 101    Mechanical Drafting/Basic CAD                                    4
CADD 102    Advanced Mechanical Drafting                                     4
CADD 103    Geometric Dimension/Tolerance                                    3
CADD 104    Descriptive Geometry                                             4
CADD 131    AutoCAD Basic 2-D                                                4
MACH 100    Manufacturing Processes                                          4
MATH 114    Technical Math I                                                 4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL:  8 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Computer Graphics (Choose one subchoice. See Note 2)     8 Credits
Subchoice 1A
CADD 232    AutoCAD Advanced 3-D                                             4
CADD 233    Autodesk Mechanical Desktop                                      4

Subchoice 1B
CADD 242    Unigraphics Basic                                                4
CADD 243    Unigraphics Advanced                                             4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   35

1.    Basic mechanical drafting skills are necessary to begin this curriculum
      and may be demonstrated by a score of 80% or better on the Drafting
      Placement Test or by passing CADD 100 with a 2.5 minimum grade.
2.    The Computer Graphics series (8 credits) may be replaced by another
      approved computer graphics software package available through the CADD
      Program. See a CADD program advisor for more information.

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               IV
CADD 101          CADD 102          MACH 100          Lim.Ch.
CADD 103          CADD 104          Lim.Ch.
MATH 114          CADD 131