2017-18 Addendum

CAD Technician 

Technology and Health 
Skills Certificate 

Provides students with the most current two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) computer aided design (CAD) skills required in the manufacturing, design, and engineering disciplines. These skills also provide a platform for students to learn, understand, and build other related skills such as drafting, mechanical design, part inspection and computer-aided machining (CAM) software, which requires input from a CAD system, and is required to operate computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools.

Required Courses

MFG 110Introduction to CAD4
MFG 120CAD for Manufacturing4
MFG 210Advanced CAD3
Total Units11


CNC Technician

Technology and Health 
Skills Certificate 

Theory and application of computer numerical control (CNC) machining practices using mills and lathes typical in a wide range of industries. Designed to adapt and upgrade machining skills to industry standards and encourage the development of supplemental skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacture (CAM), metrology and problem-solving to better address the current needs and expectations of industry. Includes project models that closely approximate industry-representative applications with an emphasis on best practices, efficiency, and an understanding of the way machined parts relate to other related components in the manufacturing environment.   

Required Courses 

MFG 130Manufacturing Processes and Materials3
MFG 250Introduction to CNC Programming3
MFG 260Intermediate CNC3
Total Units9


Surveying Technology 

Natural Sciences Division 
Skills Certificate 

The Surveying Technology Certificate provides students with introductory skills that lead to a career in Surveying Technology. There is a focus of the program is on the examination and documenting of an area’s boundaries and features for the purposes of constructing a map, plan, or description. Students will complete substantial projects to develop a portfolio to aid in their career prospects. This certificate may aid in the student's search for an entry level position as a surveying technician, computer aided drafting (CAD) technician, or field technician.

Required Courses 

ENGR 1Introduction to Engineering2
SURV 1ASurveying3
SURV 1BSurveying3
ENGR 18Introduction to Engineering Graphics3
ENGR 24Engineering Graphics4
Total Units15
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