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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Design and Fabrication A.A.S.


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Program Director: Scott Gore · Phone: 410-386-8467 · Email: sgore@carrollcc.edu

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Digital Design and Fabrication prepares students for employment or advancement in such fields as concept modeling, manufacturing, industrial engineering and design, and product design. This program blends emerging technologies such as 3D printing, subtractive manufacturing, and 3D scanning with contemporary design, manufacturing, and production strategies. Graduates of the program, along with industry professionals seeking certifications, are well equipped to compete in an array of emerging fields. 

Degree Requirements


Associate of Applied Science, Digital Design and Fabrication, Degree
Recommended Course Sequence: 60 Credits Required

Fall


Spring


Program Goals


Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze additive manufacturing as a disruptive technology changing approaches to design and manufacturing.
  2. Evaluate designs and digital fabrication concepts.
  3. Develop a research-based, problem-solving design process that demonstrates the parameters of specific project requirements.
  4. Generate a portfolio of prototypes that demonstrates specific human factors and design criteria using industry-standard digital fabrication tools and techniques.
  5. Master industry standard CAD/CAE software, SOLIDWORKS, to obtain industry certifications.

Student Notices


This is a state-wide designated program. Maryland residents declaring and following this program pay the in-county tuition rate.

Diversity requirement: take ART 125 .

An Associate of Applied Science degree requires a minimum of 9 credits of 200-level courses.

This program prepares students to complete a variety of industry certifications including the Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification and the following SOLIDWORKS certifications, CSWA, CSWPA-SM, CSWPA-WD, and CSWP. Certification is not guaranteed.

Take the Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification exam upon the completion of DFAB 201 .

Take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) exam upon completion of DFAB 105  and DFAB 205 .  

Take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Sheet Metal (CSWPA-SM) exam upon completion of DFAB 206 

Take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Weldment (CSWPA-WD) exam upon completion of DFAB 207 .

Take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) exam upon completion of DFAB 270 .

 

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