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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Science, Engineering, and Technology - Programs of Study

Computer-Aided Design Technology
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
Application Code 72
For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.
The growing applications of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) in such fields as electro‑mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture, multimedia, and presentation graphics have increased the demand for skilled technicians to assist in all phases of conception and design. Graduates will be able to gain employment as a skilled application specialist in CAD. Individuals experienced in manual drafting may also enroll in this area of study to enhance their skills and knowledge. The students will learn to use the CAD system to develop complex drawings and technical documents. Among the skills acquired in this area of study, the students will learn to program the CAD system and develop their own application packages. The student will become proficient in recognizing various computer graphic file formats and translation standards. Also, the student will become familiar with various CAD systems in the industry. HCC and the Howard County public school system have developed a tech prep track in Computer-Aided Design Technology.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 LiteratureHumanities, Arts, or Literature
Core Course (see pp. 61-63)3
SPCH-105 Fundamentals of
Public Speaking
SPCH-110 Interpersonal Communication3
Social SciencesSocial and Behavioral Sciences
Core Course (see p. 63) 3
SciencePHYS-101 Technical Physical Science4
MathematicsMATH-141 College Algebra or higher3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues
Core Course (see p. 64)1-3
BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization3
CADD-100Principles of Drafting3
CADD-101Introduction to Computer-Aided
Drafting and Design3
CADD-103Intermediate CAD3
CADD-104Advanced CAD3
CADD-105CAD Projects and Presentations3
CADD-106CAD Systems3
CADD-109Introduction to Building Information
Modeling (BIM)3
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros3
CMSY-120Introduction to Computer Systems3
CADD or Computer
 SystemsAny course with a CADD or CMSY prefix12

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST