Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Technologies STEM (formerly Computer Aided Design and Engineering Technologies)

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Program Description
Redefine what is possible through CAD and Engineering Technologies!  Students learn and execute industrial processes of design, manufacturing and inspection for accuracy.  Students will be prepared for careers in the engineering, advanced manufacturing and architectural career fields.  Students will network with industry experts for career exploration and potential internships.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to earn college credits (CTAG) to any Ohio public university for computer integrated manufacturing, CNC with industrial mills, lathes and manufacturing operation.

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3D Prototyping Lab

Advanced Manufacturing Center

Instruction Video


Skills Necessary for Success
  • Detail-oriented problem solver
  • Ability to visualize projects
  • Affinity for mathematics
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Positive attitude, critical thinker
  • Interest in designing and building
  • Use and implement precise measurements and calculations
Professional Pathways
  • Engineering technician
  • Machine Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Architect
  • CNC programmer/operator
  • Landscape architect
  • CAD Designer
  • Interior designer
  • Furniture Engineering Draftsman
  • Machinist
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Geometry
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Utilize computer technologies

Foundational Skills
  • Cutting-edge industry software/equipment
  • CNC machines/advanced manufacturing
  • Rapid prototype machines (3D printer)
  • Welding equipment
  • Coordinate measuring machine (CM)
  • Product working drawings, designs, parts and assemblies
  • Engineering, fabricate and design products
  • Senior-level internships available
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Computer technology
  • Manufacturing process
  • Blueprint design or production
  • Keyboarding skills
Post-Secondary Opportunities
See Career Catalog Pages 37-40 for details.
GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: One or Two years
SCHOOL: Roosevelt

  • Level  I:  CP or Honors  English 11  1 cr.  (4.5  or  4.0); IA Manufacturing Operations 1.5cr (5.0); IB Computer Integrated Mfg. 1 cr. (5.0)
  • Level II: IIA Machine Tools 1.5cr (5.0); IIB CNC Programming with Industrial Mills & Lathes 1.5cr (5.0). Capstone 1cr (4.0); Optional CP or Honors English 12 1 cr. (4.0 or 4.5)

4.5 or 5.0=credit weighted on a 4.0 scale

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