Engineering Technology/CAD Advanced Certificate

Curriculum ENT.CAD.CERT (C548E)

The Engineering Technology/CAD (Computer-Aided Design) Advanced Certificate curriculum provides the student with the coursework needed to be in an entry-level position where skills and knowledge of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software is required.

Contains coursework within the Engineering Technology AAS degree; a degree that gives graduates the education needed to fill technical positions in product design and development and transfers to four-year technology-related programs, including (but not limited to) the Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois State University, Northern Illinois University and Purdue University/Calumet. These four-year programs further prepare the graduates to move into leadership roles, such as industrial supervision, machine and tool designer, technical buyers, production expediters and cost estimators.

Last Update Effective: 8/20/17

Semester One

Credit Hours


ENT 110

Engineering Design Graphics/CAD



ENT 252

Introduction to Mechanical AutoCAD



ENT 255

Autodesk Inventor Design & Rendering



ENT 280

Solidworks Design & Rendering








Total credits required


See ENT course descriptions.

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