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Course Description

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Computer Aided Design - CAD 291

Computer Aided Design Internship

3 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
12/40 Off-site Hours without Faculty

Course Description

This is an applied course within Occupational Programs specializing in the field of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and is a cooperative assignment for students who have completed the prerequisites for this course. Employment will be approximately 12 to 40 hours per week off-campus at the employer's location within a mechanical design or engineering department. The final grade will be based on a joint evaluation by the faculty and the employer. Students registered in this internship course are considered Schoolcraft College students with all rights, responsibilities and privileges of a student. Internships may be paid or unpaid based upon placement. Department permission is required before registering for this course. The selection of eligible students to register for the course is a competitive process that includes testing, submission of a resume with a cover letter and interviews.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENGR 100 .
  • CAD 120 .
  • CAD 211 with a minimum grade of 3.0 or CAD 221 with a minimum grade of 3.0.
  • Overall minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Consent of department.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply technical skills to work place environment.
  • Apply project management skills by creating and using schedules and work plans.
  • Evaluate information so that output can conform to the employer's product or service needs.
  • Solve employer computer aided design problems through data analysis and interpretation.
  • Maintain design-related data files and information.
  • Relate with staff in a respectful and collaborative manner.
  • Perform duties in a professional manner (i.e., dress, professional ethics, work ethic and formal communications).
  • Adhere to safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Perform other design or related business duties as assigned by supervisor.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 291547405CAD InternshipRMT3Rochon S4/6/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 291517405CAD InternshipRMT3Rochon S6/6/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday