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CAD Customization

20-606-2 Certificate (C) 5 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Become a more valuable employee by learning to keep a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) department running smoothly, quickly and efficiently. This program will add advanced skills to your Mechanical Design associate degree. You’ll learn to customize and program CAD software and gain skills in networking, data and document management, hardware and software budgeting.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
AutoCAD Customization
10-606-131
2Credit
54
54
54 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Will introduce the student to the various objects that can be customized within AutoCAD's graphical user interface. AutoCAD's macro language and DIESEL language will be applied to the ribbon, toolbars, tool palettes and other interface objects. Other customizable objects will also be covered. The course assumes familiarity and a comfort level with AutoCAD and will use the latest release of the software, however, backward compatibility will be discussed.
Intro to Visual LISP Programming
10-606-132
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. Teaches the non-programmer how to program AutoCAD to automate common and not so common tasks. Information can be gathered and used over and over again. Terminology, storage functions, logic, looping and branching functions are all covered. You will be amazed at the power you can build into your programs! The course assumes familiarity and a comfort level with AutoCAD and will use the latest release of the software, however, backward compatibility will be discussed.

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