Computer Assisted Design (460C)

Computer Assisted Design Students

Nature of Profession

Computer drafters prepare detailed drawings on computer aided drafting (CAD) systems. Drawings are made on a video screen and might never be placed on paper. These systems can save time from routine drafting work and permit design variations to be easily prepared.

Related Job Titles

Job titles related to computer assisted design include architect, engineering technician, landscape architect, photogrammetrists and surveyor.

Courses

First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 1100 Introduction to Engineering Technology 2
ENDS 1142 Engineering Drawing II 3
ENDS 1145 Computer Applications in Engineering 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
MATH 1120 Technical Mathematics 3
PHYS 1117 Applied Physics I (Mechanics) 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
CSCI 2260 C Programming 4
ENDS 1143 Introduction to Product Design 3
ENGL 2205 Technical Report Writing 3
PHYS 1115 Applied Physics II (Heat, Light & Sound) 3
SPTH 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 2219 Tool Design & Manufacturing 3
ENDS 2260 Introduction to Surveying 3
PHYS 1121 Applied Physics III (Electricity & Magnetism) 3
– – – – – – General Elective 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 2201 Engineering Mechanics (Statics) 3
ENDS 2205 Hydraulics & Pneumatics 3
ENDS 2230 Computer Graphics I 3
ENDS 2233 Computer Aided Manufacturing 3
ENDS 2235 Technical Drawing 3

Fifth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ENDS 2202 Dynamics 3
ENDS 2203 Strength of Materials 3
ENDS 2231 Computer Graphics II 4
ENDS 2299 Design Research Project 3
Program Total: 73

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