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.
Minimum program credit hours: 27-28
|General Requirements||10 credit hours|
Chosen course(s) must be at the 1510 level or higher.
|Social Science Electives||3|
|ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles||3|
|MAT 1220: Applied Mathematics for Technology or MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry||4|
|Liberal Arts and Science Electives||none|
|Core Requirements||17-18 credit hours|
|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.
Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university.