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Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Digital Badge

Earners of this micro-credential will demonstrate an understanding of CAD, manufacturing, and tool design. This micro-credential will be of interest to those planning a career in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, product design, mechanical system design, or automation. Computer Aided Design (CAD) is one of the main skills required in the engineering field.

Admission Requirements for Application:

For Non-matriculated students:

Micro-credential Requirements:

To achieve the Computer Aided Design (CAD) micro-credential, participants will need to be enrolled at FSC and successfully complete a four-course sequence (MET 105L, 150, 207, and 305), with a B or better in each course. In addition, participants are required to successfully complete the SOLIDWORKS Associate in Mechanical Design exam (CSWA certification). 

Contact Information

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Lupton Hall, 169

Students must complete the following courses:

Basic Coursework (4 courses, 9 credits)
MET 105L: Technical Drawing and CAD 1 credit
MET 150: Solid Modeling 2 credits
MET 207: Tool Design 3 credits
MET 305: Tooling for Composites 3 credits

Please note: MET 104: Computer Aided Drafting and Design can be used to replace MET 105L and 150. 

Last Modified 9/20/21