Program Goals and Outcomes

AutoCAD® Online Certificate Goals and Outcomes

The AutoCAD® Certificate can prepare students who have a background in computer applications or relevant work experience to enhance their skills in computer-aided drafting. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to create mechanical and architectural drawings using AutoCAD® software.

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Program Goal

The AutoCAD® Career Certificate program provides students with a background in using AutoCAD® software functions and commands to create geometric objects and 3D drawings. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to create mechanical and architectural drawings using AutoCAD® software.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Navigate and setup custom interfaces in AutoCAD®
  • Change GRID, SNAP, Plot, and Unit settings
  • Draw circles and arcs
  • Create and modify drawing layers, tables, and fields
  • Edit objects using the FILLET and CHAMFER commands
  • Create a drawing template in AutoCAD®
  • Use commands, including MOVE, COPY, ARRAY, ROTATE, OFFSET, TRIM, EXTEND, STRETCH, LENGTHEN, and BREAK
  • Create and modify plot layouts
  • Enter and edit text, change text fonts and styles, and use dimensions and leaders
  • Use polylines to draw complex objects and shapes
  • Create groups and blocks; use external references
  • Explain how the 3D Basics workspace and coordinate systems are used; describe how constructive geometry commands are used to create composite solid objects

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