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AutoCAD Operator (BP/EP) Advanced Technical Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The AutoCAD Operator certificate is designed to provide up-to-date AutoCAD skills for the person already trained or experienced in a technical field. Elective courses can be selected to best suit each students special needs and interests.

Prerequisite: Graduation from or concurrent enrollment in a 2-year Engineering CAD or machining program or a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

Award Outcomes

Capture design intent.

Create solid models.

Generate drawings from solid models and assemblies.

Apply tolerances to drawings.

Utilize AutoCAD software interface.

Utilize Inventor software interface.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are as limited or as diverse as the student`s individual background. Companies of all types are looking for people with a technical background and AutoCAD skills.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 14 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGC1021Working Drawings

3

ENGC1100AutoCAD

4

ENGC1160Inventor

4

ENGC2075Engineering Design Project

3

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 3 Credits

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGC1011Engineering Drawing

3

ENGC1041Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

3

ENGC1050Additive Manufacturing

3

ENGC1250SolidWorks I

4

ENGC1255SolidWorks II

4

ENGC1900Specialized Lab

1 - 4

ENGC2000Mechanical Design

4

ENGC2100Basic Creo Parametric (Pro/ENGINEER)

4

ENGC2110Advanced Creo Parametric (Pro/ENGINEER)

4

MACH2410CAD/CAM

3

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

METS1020Industrial Manufacturing Processes

3

Total Advanced Technical Certificate Credits 17

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGC1100AutoCAD

4

Technical Studies Electives

3

Total Credits  7

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGC1021Working Drawings

3

ENGC1160Inventor

4

ENGC2075Engineering Design Project

3

Total Credits  10

Technical Studies Electives

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGC1011Engineering Drawing

3

ENGC1041Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

3

ENGC1050Additive Manufacturing

3

ENGC1250SolidWorks I

4

ENGC1255SolidWorks II

4

ENGC1900Specialized Lab

1 - 4

ENGC2000Mechanical Design

4

ENGC2100Basic Creo Parametric (Pro/ENGINEER)

4

ENGC2110Advanced Creo Parametric (Pro/ENGINEER)

4

MACH2410CAD/CAM

3

METS1000Computers in Manufacturing

3

METS1020Industrial Manufacturing Processes

3

Choose a Total of:   3 Credits 

Graduation (17 Credits)

Prerequisite: Graduation from or concurrent enrollment in a 2 year engineering CAD or machining program or a minimum of 2 years of related work experience.

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


6/6/2018 : BP 4108 / EP 4109