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Rapid Prototyping Specialist CCC

Rapid Prototyping Specialist Overview (6552)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem/default.aspx

Program Description

This certificate prepares students for entry-level technical jobs in high tech production, manufacturing, distribution and engineering research and development facilities. The certificate is designed for the student who is preparing for a career in the engineering technology or high-tech manufacturing fields. It is also designed for employees in these fields who seek further education and career advancements.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

12 credit hours

Location

This program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.

For More Information

Eva Suarez, Department Chair, suareze@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5727 

Dr. Becky Mercer, Associate Dean, mercerb@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 207-5416

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this certificate, you may seek employment in an entry-level position with a base of skills in drafting and prototyping in engineering technology. There will be expanded employment opportunities due to Florida's projected additional need for engineering technologists. Job titles include technician in engineering technology, prototyping specialist, prototyping technician, and prototyping, drafting, or engineering assistants or technologist.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Engineering Technology: Advanced Technology Concentration Associate in Science (A.S.) degree.

Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into four year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 12)

ETD2320CIntroduction to AutoCAD (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2364CSolidworks Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2371CIntroduction to 3D Printing (AS)

3 Credits

ETD2372CAdvanced Rapid Prototyping (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 12

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 3)

ETD2320CIntroduction to AutoCAD (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 3)

ETD2364CSolidworks Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 3)

ETD2371CIntroduction to 3D Printing (AS)

3 Credits

Term Four - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 3)

ETD2372CAdvanced Rapid Prototyping (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 12