Engineering Technology/CAD Advanced Certificate

Curriculum ENT.CAD.CERT (C548E)

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 CAD 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


See ENT course descriptions.

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