Mechanical CADD

Associate of Science in Mechanical Computer Aided Design Drafting

Machines may make the world go round, but who makes the machines? With the help of Sullivan University’s Mechanical Computer Aided Design Drafting degree program, you can design the mechanical systems and components that keep industries up and running. You’ll learn to master up-to-the-minute design drafting software to develop effective solutions for mechanical problems and to create parts for appliances, electronics, heavy machinery and more.

Make a Career Out of Mechanical CADD as a:

  • Mechanical drafter
  • Mechanical detailer
  • Mechanical engineering technician
  • Design technician
  • Field technician
  • Technical sales representative
  • CADD operator
Overview

Sullivan University’s Mechanical CADD degree program will build up your understanding of the principles of mechanical design, drafting and 3-D modeling, while teaching you everything you need to know to use industry-standard CADD software.

With this professional design drafting software, you will create electronic drawings that can be programmed into automated manufacturing systems; draw mechanical blueprints for products and processes; design machine tools and mechanical systems; and prepare detail and assembly drawings of mechanical devices and machinery.

Sullivan University’s Mechanical CADD degree program will provide you with the comprehensive real-world knowledge to enter the workforce and make an impact on your chosen industry. Regardless of your specific engineering interest, Sullivan University will help you reach the next step in your career.

Programs

Sullivan University’s Architectural CADD degree program offers you:

Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical Computer Aided Design Drafting

Sullivan University’s Mechanical CADD degree program offers you:

  • Small classes with hands-on learning | At Sullivan University, we know creative types are visual. We’ll set you up with industry-standard equipment and give you the opportunity to let your creativity soar.
  • Quarter-based scheduling | Our curriculum is based on quarters, which means you can get from start to degree faster.
  • Financial planning| We will help you locate the financial aid for which you are qualified.
  • Career Services | Our Career Services department will help you locate and prepare for employment opportunities, and you can utilize this free service anytime you want to upgrade your career in the Mechanical CADD field.
Courses
A.A.S. Course Work

The Mechanical CADD degree program at Sullivan University combines coursework from a variety of subject areas to ensure that you have a working knowledge base necessary to take your skills to the real world. Beyond drafting and design curriculum, you will take mathematics, physics, and professional development courses. View the course list below for more information about each course including a short description, delivery information, and more.

Students must choose one additional General Education class from the Social/Behavioral Science category. This class is in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program. See the Table of Contents to find the complete list of General Education classes and minimum requirements.

Course Class Title Credit Hours
AMT 216 Fluid Power 3
CSC 118 Computer Applications I 4
DRF 105 Basic Board Drafting 6
DRF 135 Computer Aided Design Drafting I 3
DRF 145 Advanced Drafting Techniques 3
DRF 165 Computer Aided Design Drafting II 3
DRF 231 Statics 4
DRF 251 Electrical Power Distribution 4
DRF 255 Computer Aided Design Drafting III 3
DRF 258 Strengths 4
DRF 265 Computer Aided Design Drafting IV 3
DRF 271 Civil Drafting 3
DRF 285 Building Information Modeling Applications 3
ENG 101 Composition I 4
FYE 101 Information Literacy 4
MEC 140 Introduction to Mechanical Drafting 3
MEC 160 Mechanical Design I 3
MEC 165 Mechanical Design II 3
MEC 170 Advanced Mechanical Drafting 3
MTH 113 Mathematical Concepts 4
MTH 123 Advanced Mathematics 4
MTH 143 Applied Algebra 4
MTH 253 Analytical Geometry & Trigonometry 4
MTH 263 Advanced Algebra 4
NET 147 Operating Systems 4
PHY 162 Physics I 4
PHY 212 Physics II 4
PHY 232 Physics III 4
Credit Hours 102
Students must choose one additional General Education class from the Social/Behavioral Science category. This class is in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program. See the Table of Contents to find the complete list of General Education classes and minimum requirements.
General Studies Elective (4 Additional Credit Hours) 4
Total Credit Hours 106

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In search of additional information about the Mechanical Engineering industry? Browse the professional associations below for more information about important industry news, professional development information, and more.

Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today’s ASME promotes the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.

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