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CAD: Mechanical AAS Degree

Technology improvements have moved the world of design from the drafting arena to the data management and design world. The designer now must produce multiple design proposals through a process which includes modeling, simulation, performance analysis and free form fabrication. Product life cycle management concepts are ingrained into this program addressing the management of all data related to the design, production and support of manufactured goods.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate in applied science degree.

Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00170
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Sample Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 14-17

First Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 16

First Year - Spring/Summer Session

Total Credits: 6

Second Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 14

Second Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 15-17

Program Total: 65-70 Credits

*MATH 113 may be waived if student has successfully completed high school Algebra II or based on student’s placement test score.

Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution's requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor or counselor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

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