Division of Career Education

Engineering Technology/CAD Advanced Certificate

Curriculum C548E

(formerly Engineering Technology/Autodesk Advanced Certificate) 


The Engineering Technology/CAD Advanced certificate curriculum provides the student with the coursework needed to be in an entry-level position where skills and knowledge of Autodesk products are 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 you to move into leadership roles, such as industrial supervision, machine and tool designer, technical buyers, production expediters and cost estimators.


Semester One
Credit Hours
# ENT 252
Introduction to Mechanical AutoCAD
# ENT 255
Autodesk Inventor Design & Rendering

Semester Two
# ENT 259
CAD Customization & Management
# ENT 257
Mechanics for AutoCAD 3D Design & Rendering or

# ENT 280
Solidworks Design & Rendering


Total credits required
Coordinator: Antigone Sharris, Ext. 3622

Area of Concentration