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Computer-Aided Design & Computer Numerical Control (Certificate)

Study CAD/CNC at JCC

This certificate program in Computer-Aided Design & Computer Numerical Control prepares students for entry level manufacturing positions requiring skills in engineering drawing, computer-aided design, and computer numerical control. Students receive instruction on two CAD-based systems (AutoCAD and SolidWorks), a three-axis machining center, and a CNC turret lathe. Upon completion of the certificate, students will be prepared to compete for positions such as CAD operator, CAD designer, CNC operator, and CNC programmer.

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Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 27

Program Codes
Degree Option
Certificates
Hegis Code
5303
Curriculum Code
1681
General Requirements
9 credit hours
3
ENG 1510: English Composition I

(or higher)

3
3
ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles

(recommended)

3
3
MAT 1210: Applied Mathematics for Technology I or MAT 1220: Applied Mathematics for Technology II or MAT 1250: Applied Technical Calculus or MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry

(or higher)

3
Core Requirements
18-19 credit hours
16
MCT 1240: Engineering Drawing with AutoCAD4
MCT 1270: Machine Theory and Operation3
MCT 1280: CNC Programming of Machine Tools3
MCT 1380: Introduction to Solid Modeling3
MCT 2380: Advanced Solid Modeling3
2-3
MCT 1390: AutoCAD

(recommended)

2
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

1.  Write effective CNC programs for the machining of mechanical components.
2.  Use an industrially accepted CAD software package to prepare 2-D drawings.