CAD Technology - Industrial Drafting - CATIA

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2004
Program Code
CATIA.CA.
Degree Type
Certificate of Achievement
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Faculty Contact
Roger Weekes: 313-317-1582, rrweekes@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-162

Program Description

Description

Enables designers, engineers, and students with previous CAD background to become knowledgeable and proficient in this powerful and versatile software. Usage of CATIA V5 is increasing in the automotive and supplier industry. Course work covers some of the most commonly used Work Benches such as Sketcher, Part, Drafting, Assembly, and Generative Shape Design (surfacing).

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Develop knowledge of career opportunities and demonstrate the requisite entry level CAD and Industrial Drafting skills for the Manufacturing Industry.
  • Utilized drafting principles to read and comprehend a part drawing.
  • Applied and layout dimensions on a part drawing for manufacturing.
  • Create a part design using 3D CAD software program.
  • Create orthographic views of a part design utilizing 3D CAD software program.
  • Create section views of a part.
  • Project an auxiliary view from an inclined surface.
Career Opportunities
  • CAD Drafter
  • CATIA Designer
  • Designer
  • Design Engineer
  • Detailer

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Credit Hours: 6
Minimum Total Credit Hours
6.00