SolidWorks®: Advanced Applications

This course focuses on advanced concepts in SolidWorks®. Topics include advanced sketching techniques, curves, lofts, sweeps, surfaces, basic sheet metal, modeling in assembly, advanced design tables, advanced drawing topics, PhotoWorks®, Toolbox, and eDrawings. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

Independent Study

This course provides an opportunity for the student with sufficient skills to pursue projects for advanced learning or personal interest in computer-aided drafting and design. The subject/project details and method of evaluation will be arranged with the supervising instructor. This course may be repeated for additional credit. Lab Fee

Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Use of engineering graphics and basic measurement techniques to explore the application and effects of dimensioning and tolerancing. Topics will include geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GDT), fit analysis, tolerance stackups, metrology, and the effects of tolerancing in the manufacturing environment. Conformance to ANSI Y14.5M-1982 will be stressed throughout. [32-48-80] Lab Fee

Architectural Drafting

An introduction to architectural drawing production and practice. The student will prepare portions of a set of house construction documents including a site plan, floor plan, elevations, foundation plan, wall section and details, and door and window schedules. CAD technology will be used to complete most lab assignments. [16-64-80] Lab Fee


An introduction to SolidWorks®, a popular 3-D mechanical design tool. Topics will include modeling fundamentals, parametric constraints, associative part drawings, the relationship between 2-D drawings, and 3-D models, design tables, assembly modeling, and visualization. [32-48-80] Lab Fee

Advanced SolidWorks®

A study of advanced modeling, assembly, and drawing techniques using SolidWorks®. Sweeps, lofts, surfaces, 3D sketches, sheet metal parts, weldments and assemblies will be created, models will be analyzed using simulation tools, and physical parts will be produced using the rapid prototyping machine.  [16-64-80] Lab Fee

Criminal Justice Practicum

The course is designed to broaden the educational experiences of the student through directed work and observational assignment in selected criminal justice agencies. The course will correlate theoretical knowledge with practical experience. A total of 16 hours of classroom contact and 96 hours of fieldwork will be required. [16-96-112] Lab Fee

Emergency Vehicle Operations

This course is designed to teach students the information and skills necessary to safely operate a vehicle, conduct vehicle stops, and appropriately control vehicle occupants. Emphasis will be placed on legal and liability issues, policies and procedures, and vehicle dynamics. Students will demonstrate their driving and decision-making skills in realistic situations. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

Firearms Training

This course will emphasize the skill development and legal applications of firearms as a law enforcement function. Participants will be required to successfully complete the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards firearms course of fire. [20-72-92] Lab Fee