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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
CAD101 Computer Aided Drafting Credit Hours: 4.00
Two-dimensional computer aided drafting (CAD) concepts and techniques. Includes CAD methods, electronic file management, freehand sketching, visualization, dimensioning, hard copy production, and final project.
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Information: For individuals with no computer and/or drafting experience.
Offered: Fall, Spring. Summer.
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CAD104 Integrated Circuit Layout Fundamentals Credit Hours: 4.00
Principles and concepts of integrated circuit layout using Cadence design software. Includes basic electronics, fundamentals of integrated circuits, circuit design, circuit floorplanning, electronic file management, schematic diagram, and physical layout overview.
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Recommendation: CAD 114 and TEC 100.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD114 Electronic Manufacturing Processes Credit Hours: 2.00
Principles and concepts of integrated circuit manufacturing processes. Includes integrated circuit device physics, semiconductor fabrication, failure mechanisms, resistors, capacitors, diodes, and metal-oxide semiconductor (MOS) transistors.
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Offered: Spring.
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CAD117 Print Reading with CAD for Manufacturing Credit Hours: 4.00
Principles and concepts of print reading, technical freehand sketching, and CAD drawing. Includes common print and manufacturing terms, print fundamentals and standards, freehand sketching and CAD applications, and print analysis.
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Offered: Fall and Spring.
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CAD127 Introduction to MicroStation Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to MicroStation basic concepts and techniques. Includes computer aided drafting procedure and methods in the areas of architectural and civil design, electronic file management, software drawing setup, 2D and 3D fundamental elements creation and manipulating elements, annotation, industry standards, scale, dimensioning, hard copy production, and final project.
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Offered: Spring.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
CAD142 Introduction to Parametric Modeling: SolidWorks Credit Hours: 4.00
Beginning level parametric modeling mechanical concepts, techniques, and problems using SolidWorks software. Includes parametric modeling, working drawings, assemblies, and plotting techniques.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD151 Computer Aided Drafting for Construction Credit Hours: 4.00
Two and three dimensional computer aided drafting (CAD) concepts and techniques applied to architecture and construction designs. Includes advanced drawing and editing tools; advanced layer management; attributed and parametric blocks. Also includes data extraction, external references, color-dependent plot styles, 3D modeling, and rendering and lighting of 3D models.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101 or IDE 158.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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CAD152 Technical Drafting Credit Hours: 4.00
Basic concepts, techniques, and applications for mechanical drafting. Includes mechanical design fundamentals and standards, advanced Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) applications, three dimensional (3D) solid modeling techniques, and hard copy techniques and procedures.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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CAD153 Electro-Mechanical Drafting and Design Credit Hours: 4.00
Basic concepts, techniques, and applications for electronic drafting. Includes electronic drafting fundamentals and standards, electronic component and schematic applications, electronics theory, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) techniques, and file management and hard copy techniques and procedures.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD154 Integrated Circuit Layout Design I Credit Hours: 4.00
Principles and concepts of mixed signal integrated circuit layout using Cadence design software. Includes design process, circuit floorplanning, analog layout design, digital layout design, ESD (electro-static discharge) design and padring layout, device matching, DRC (design rule check) verification techniques, and LVS (layout versus schematic) verification techniques.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 104.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD155 Residential Drafting/Design Credit Hours: 4.00
Residential Drafting and Design Beginning level Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) of single family detached dwellings. Includes residential CAD skills, site, foundation, floor and roof framing, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical plans, building and wall sections, building elevations, and working drawing coordination.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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CAD157 Introduction to Site Development Drafting and Design Credit Hours: 4.00
Overview of site planning and design. Includes introduction to site development, applications of CAD drafting, mapping, location and direction, legal descriptions and plot plans, contour lines, details and drawings, and Geographic Information Systems.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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CAD166 Introduction to Revit Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) for architectural applications using Revit. Includes the basics of 3D parametric software: how to access tools, develop model, build levels and views, create drawing sheets, and plot drawings. Also includes how to integrate knowledge of building systems: site, floor plan, roof plan, building elevations, building and wall sections, and schedules.
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Information: For individuals with no BIM experience.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD172 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Credit Hours: 3.00
Establishing controls on sizes and allowances of mechanical parts. Includes definitions and rules, form tolerances, datums, orientation controls, location controls, runout, and profile.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 117 or 152.
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Information: Prerequisites may be waived if equivalent mechanical drawing experience is documented. See CAD instructor or advisor/counselor.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD196 Independent Study in Computer Aided Drafting: 100 Level Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Independent work at the 100 level on a special project not included in regular courses. The student is required to obtain a sponsoring CAD instructor and establish objectives, a procedural method, and a method of evaluation.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of twelve credits.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD199WK Co-op Work: Computer Aided Drafting Credit Hours: 1-8.00
A supervised cooperative work program for students in related occupation area. Teacher- coordinators work with students and their supervisors. Variable credit is available by special arrangement.
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Course Corequisites: CAD 199
Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of sixteen credit hours.
Offered: Spring.
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CAD199 Co-op: Computer Aided Drafting Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to Cooperative Education for first-year students (instruction which provides for success in securing and retaining a training job related to subject area). Social and psychological reasons for working, methods of securing employment, preparation of career and job-related objectives and evaluation of student work experience.
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Course Corequisites: CAD 199WK
Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of two credit hours.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD203 Advanced Electro-Mechanical Drafting and Design Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 153. Includes standards for packaging, fastener library, 3-D sheet-metal enclosures, production drawing sheets, materials and fastening systems for enclosures, and hard copy techniques and procedures. Also includes sheet-metal modeling in AutoCAD 3-D and Inventor.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 153.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD204 Integrated Circuit Layout Design II Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 154. Includes intermediate design process, intermediate circuit floorplanning, intermediate analog layout design, intermediate digital layout design, intermediate ESD (electro-static discharge) design and padring layout, intermediate device matching, intermediate DRC (design rule check) verification techniques, and intermediate LVS (layout versus schematic) verification techniques.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 154.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD206 Commercial Drafting and Design: Revit Credit Hours: 4.00
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) of a commercial building at the intermediate level. Includes intermediate commercial CAD skills, site, foundation, floor, roof framing, reflected ceiling, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical plans, building and wall sections, building elevations, working drawing coordination, special construction applications, and 3D modeling.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 155 and 166.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD207 Drafting and Design for Land Development: Civil 3D Credit Hours: 4.00
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) specific to sites for construction of buildings, roads, and utilities at the intermediate level. Includes intermediate civil drafting technology, intermediate surveying, intermediate location and direction, intermediate mapping, intermediate legal descriptions and plot plans, intermediate contour lines, intermediate profiles, intermediate road layout, intermediate earthwork, intermediate Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Prerequisite(s): CAD 157.
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Offered: Fall.
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CAD222 Introduction to Parametric Modeling: Inventor Credit Hours: 4.00
Beginning level parametric modeling mechanical concepts, techniques, and problems using Inventor software. Includes parametric modeling, working drawings, assemblies, animation, and plotting techniques.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 152.
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Offered: Fall.
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CAD232 Advanced Parametric Modeling: Inventor Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 222. Includes advanced parametric modeling mechanical concepts, techniques, and problems using Inventor software. Also includes full assembly set, including detail drawings, sub-assemblies, and revision tracking.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 172 and 222.
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Offered: Spring.
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CAD242 Advanced Parametric Modeling: SolidWorks Credit Hours: 4.00
Advanced parametric modeling mechanical concepts, techniques, and problems using SolidWorks. Includes parametric modeling, working drawings, assemblies, and plotting techniques.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 142, 152 and 172.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD247 Transportation Design: MicroStation Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 127. Includes advanced civil drafting technology incorporating surveying and mapping data using MicroStation. Also includes the creation of digital terrain model, horizontal alignment, profiles, vertical alignment, model roadway, creation of cross sections, earthwork quantities, annotation, reports and use viewing tools to review final roadway project.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 127, 157.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
CAD252 Introduction to Parametric Modeling: Creo Credit Hours: 4.00
Introduction to parametric modeling with Creo. Includes geometric dimensioning and tolerancing fundamentals and standards, parametric modeling techniques, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing applications, and hard copy techniques and procedures.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 152.
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Information: Solid modeling experience strongly recommended before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD254 Integrated Circuit Layout Design III Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 204. Includes advanced design process, advanced circuit floorplanning, advanced analog layout design, advanced digital layout design, advanced ESD (electro-static discharge) design and padring layout, advanced device matching, advanced DRC (design rule check) verification techniques, and advanced LVS (layout versus schematic) verification techniques.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 204.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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CAD256 Advanced Commercial Drafting and Design: Revit Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 206 at the advanced level using Revit MEP. Includes advanced level CADD skills, advanced level commercial project programming, advanced level site, foundation, floor, roof framing, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical plans, building and wall sections, building elevations, working drawing coordination, special construction applications, model energy code, and 3D modeling.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 206.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD257 Advanced Drafting and Design for Land Development: Civil 3D Credit Hours: 4.00
Continuation of CAD 207 at the advanced level using Civil 3D. Includes advanced civil drafting technology, advanced surveying, advanced location and direction, advanced mapping, advanced legal descriptions and plot plans, advanced contour lines, advanced profiles, advanced road layout, advanced earthwork, and advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Prerequisite(s): CAD 207.
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Offered: Spring.
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CAD265 Design and Drafting for Sustainability Credit Hours: 4.00
Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) applications specific to site and building sustainability. Includes green building fundamentals, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), introduction to 3D modeling for analysis, and detailing systems.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 155, 157 and 166.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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CAD266 Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Drafting & Design:Revit MEP Credit Hours: 4.00
3D modeling of commercial mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Includes integration with architectural and structural systems, and production of construction documents.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 206.
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Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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CAD280 Computer Aided Drafting and Design Portfolio Credit Hours: 1.00
Development of materials for employment. Includes portfolio contents, resume, cover letter, practice interview, portfolio, and presentation.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 142 or 204 or 206 or 207 or 222 or 252.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD282 Advanced Parametric Modeling: Creo Credit Hours: 4.00
Advanced parametric modeling using Creo. Includes advanced level parametric modeling applications, shading and rendering of parametric models, constructing mechanical assemblies, and hard copy techniques and procedures.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 172 and 252.
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Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
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CAD296 Independent Study in Computer Aided Drafting: 200 Level Credit Hours: 1-4.00
Independent work at the 200 level on a special project not included in regular courses. The student is required to obtain a sponsoring CAD instructor, and establish objectives, a procedural method, and a method of evaluation.
Prerequisite(s): CAD 101.
Course Corequisites:
Information: Consent of instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Information: May be taken three times for a maximum of twelve credits.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
Course Outline Schedule of Classes