CAD- Computer AIDED DESIGN ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURAL
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (year-AM/PM)
Prerequisite: Grades 11-12 (CAD and PLTW classes preferred)
This program offers training in computer aided design (CAD) in regards to the fields of Technical Drafting or Architectural Drafting, and students will have the opportunity to choose which curriculum they would like to learn. Students will gain an understanding of CAD respective to their chosen path, including 3D solid modeling, creating drawings, photo-realistic rendering, animation, all while completing both technical and creative projects. Curriculum will be tailored to individual student’s skill level and interests using the most current software available, and the course can be taken for a second year with a different curriculum if desired. All Technical Drafting students will have an opportunity to become a Certified Onshape Associate. Students will also have the opportunity to compete at the annual SkillsUSA and MITES competitions. This course will prepare students for engineering or architectural curriculum at the post-secondary level, and articulation agreements exist that allow college credits to be earned at certain colleges and universities. Students completing the course may find employment in entry-level positions as draftsmen, architects, or engineering assistants. Articulation is available with Washtenaw Community College.
If you have questions please e-mail: Steve Vasiloff or visit Mr. Vasiloff's website