Computer-Aided Design Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)
Application Code 72
For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.
The growing applications of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) in such fields as electromechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture, multimedia, and presentation graphics have increased the demand for skilled technicians to assist in all phases of conception and design. Graduates will be able to gain employment as a skilled application specialist in CAD. Individuals experienced in manual drafting may also enroll in this area of study to enhance their skills and knowledge. The students will learn to use the CAD system to develop complex drawings and technical documents. Among the skills acquired in this area of study, the students will learn to program the CAD system and develop their own application packages. The student will become proficient in recognizing various computer graphic file formats and translation standards. Also, the student will become familiar with various CAD systems in the industry. HCC and the Howard County public school system have developed a tech prep track in Computer-Aided Design Technology.
General Education Core
Humanities, Arts and Literature
|PHYS-101||Technical Physical Science||
Required Courses Related to Major
Total Credit Hours: 62-66