Computer Aided Design (CAD), Certificate of Specialization
The Computer Aided Design (CAD) Certificate of Specialization prepares a CAD operator to interpret data from multiple sources, apply traditional drafting skills, utilize operating system software, and follow industrial practices and company procedures related to CAD work. Graduates will be able to efficiently perform all tasks related to producing final drawings and CAD models.
Cost of Attendance. For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES.
Program Career and Salary Information. Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.
The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.
Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.
At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- create two-dimensional (2D) CAD drawings.
- create three-dimensional (3D) CAD models.
- produce drawings that comply with industry standards.
- incorporate and extract design properties in CAD files.
- manage CAD files.
- interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.
|GE 101||Technical Computer Applications||3|
|EGR 100||Engineering Drawing||3|
|EGR 133||Introduction to AutoCAD I||2|
|GE 135||Blueprint Reading for Engineering Technicians||2|
|EGR 141||Introduction to AutoCAD II||2|
|Select one course:|
|ME 230||Introduction to 3-D Solid Modeling for Design||4|
|or EGR 230||Introduction to Revit|
|Total Credit Hours||16|
PLEASE NOTE: If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Fall 2023, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements. Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.
|EGR 100||Engineering Drawing||3||Reading Proficiency|
|EGR 133||Introduction to AutoCAD I||2||Reading Proficiency|
|GE 135||Blueprint Reading for Engineering Technicians||2||Reading Proficiency|
|GE 101||Technical Computer Applications||3||Reading Proficiency|
or EGR 230
| Introduction to 3-D Solid Modeling for Design|
or Introduction to Revit
|4||EGR 100 with a minimum grade of "C" or Department approval and Reading Proficiency|
|EGR 141||Introduction to AutoCAD II||2||EGR 133 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency|
|Total Credit Hours||16|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.