Alamance Community College
2018 Calendar Year

Computer-Aided Drafting Technology • Semester by Semester

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DFT-111 Technical Drafting I 0 2
DFT-111   Technical Drafting I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces basic drafting skills, equipment, and applications. Topics include sketching, measurements, lettering, dimensioning, geometric construction, orthographic projections and pictorials drawings, sections, and auxiliary views. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic drawing principles and practices.

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DFT-111A Technical Drafting I Lab 3 1
DFT-111A   Technical Drafting I Lab PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance basic drafting skills. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance the topics presented in DFT 111. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in DFT 111.

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DFT-151 CAD I 5 3
DFT-151   CAD I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces CAD software as a drawing tool. Topics include drawing, editing, file management, and plotting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a CAD drawing.

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ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3 3
ENG-110   Freshman Composition PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DRE-097

This course is designed to develop informative and business writing skills. Emphasis is placed on logical organization of writing, including effective introductions and conclusions, precise use of grammar, and appropriate selection and use of sources. Upon completion, students should be able to produce clear, concise, well-organized short papers.

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MEC-111 Machine Processes I 5 3
MEC-111   Machine Processes I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces shop safety, hand tools, machine processes, measuring instruments, and the operation of machine shop equipment. Topics include use and care of tools, safety, measuring tools, and the basic setup and operation of common machine tools. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts to specified tolerance.

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Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 3
Semester Total 19 15
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DFT-112 Technical Drafting II 4 2
DFT-112   Technical Drafting II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-111

This course provides for advanced drafting practices and procedures. Topics include detailed working drawings, hardware, fits and tolerances, assembly and sub-assembly, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, intersections, and developments. Upon completion, students should be able to produce detailed working drawings.

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DFT-112A Technical Drafting II Lab 3 1
DFT-112A   Technical Drafting II Lab PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance advance drafting skills. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance the topics presented in DFT 112. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in DFT 112.

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DFT-152 CAD II 5 3
DFT-152   CAD II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-151

This course introduces extended CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon intermediate applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use extended CAD applications to generate and manage drawings.

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ENG-115 Oral Communication 3 3
ENG-115   Oral Communication PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DRE-096

This course introduces the basic principles of oral communication in both small group and public settings. Emphasis is placed on the components of the communication process, group decision-making, and public address. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the principles of effective oral communication in small group and public settings.

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MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 4 3
MAT-121   Algebra/Trigonometry I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DMA-060

This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving. Topics include the properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, and basic proportion applications; simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic equations and inequalities and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle trigonometry; and systems of equations. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and communicating results.

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PHY-110 Conceptual Physics 3 3
PHY-110   Conceptual Physics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030 and DRE-096

This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion, forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and applications of the principles studied.

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PHY-110A Conceptual Physics Lab 2 1
PHY-110A   Conceptual Physics Lab PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • RED-080 and DMA-010 DMA-020 DMA-030; Coreq PHY 110

This course is a laboratory for PHY 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in PHY 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in PHY 110.

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Semester Total 24 16
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DFT-153 CAD III 5 3
DFT-153   CAD III PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-152

This course introduces advanced CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon advanced applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use advanced CAD applications to generate and manage data.

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MEC-210 Applied Mechanics 4 3
MEC-210   Applied Mechanics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course is a study of forces, stresses, and strains acting upon mechanical components. Topics include static equilibrium; normal, shear, and bending stresses; mathematical and graphical solution techniques; and the relationship between stress and strain. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in analyzing the forces, stresses, and strains common to applications in the workplace.

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Semester Total 9 6
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ARC-114 Architectural CAD 4 2
ARC-114   Architectural CAD PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces basic architectural CAD techniques. Topics include basic commands and system hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and plot architectural drawings to scale within accepted architectural standards.

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DDF-211 Design Process I 7 4
DDF-211   Design Process I PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-112 and DFT-152

This course emphasizes design processes for finished products. Topics include data collection from manuals and handbooks, efficient use of materials, design sketching, specifications, and vendor selection. Upon completion, students should be able to research and plan the design process for a finished product.

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DFT-154 Intro to Solid Modeling 5 3
DFT-154   Intro to Solid Modeling PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • DFT-152

This course is an introduction to basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include basic design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid models, and creation of multiview drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to use design techniques to create, edit, render and generate a multiview drawing.

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MAC-121 Introduction to CNC 2 2
MAC-121   Introduction to CNC PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools. Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage.

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MEC-265 Fluid Mechanics 4 3
MEC-265   Fluid Mechanics PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course covers the physical behavior of fluids and fluid systems. Topics include fluid statics and dynamics, laminar and turbulent flow, Bernoulli's Equation, components, applications, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply fluid power principles to practical applications.

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Semester Total 22 14
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DDF-212 Design Process II 0 4
DDF-212   Design Process II PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • Take DDF-211

This course stresses the integration of various design practices. Emphasis is placed on the creation of an original design. Upon completion, students should be able to apply engineering graphics and design procedures to a design project.

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DFT-254 Intermediate Solid Modeling & Rendering 5 3
DFT-254   Intermediate Solid Modeling & Rendering PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course presents a continuation of basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include advanced study of parametric design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid model assemblies, and multiview drawing generation. Upon completion, students should be able to use parametric design techniques to create and analyze the engineering design properties of a model assembly.

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 3
MAC-124 CNC Milling 4 2
MAC-124   CNC Milling PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • MAC-121

This course introduces the manual programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machining centers.

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MEC-260 Fundamentals of Machine Design 5 3
MEC-260   Fundamentals of Machine Design PREREQUISITES and COREQUISITES • NONE

This course introduces the fundamental principles of machine design. Topics include simple analysis of forces, moments, stresses, strains, friction, kinematics, and other considerations for designing machine elements. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze machine components and make component selections from manufacturers' catalogs.

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Semester Total 17 15
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TOTAL CREDITS 68

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