Digital Fabrication Technologies: Digital Fabrication Major, Associate of Applied Science

Curriculum Code #6167

Effective August 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The Digital Fabrication Major is structured to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. The curriculum provides hands-on experience with both subtractive and additive digital fabrication tools for tasks such as prototyping, proof-of-concept exploration, and rapid tooling.  Students will apply 2D, 3D, and electronics design to create integrated electro-mechanical systems. Typical job titles: Additive Manufacturing Technician, Design and Prototype Engineering Technician, Mechatronics Technician, and Digital Fabrication Specialist. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
CADD 111 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING 2 2
CAMM 111 INTRO TO COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL 2 2
DFAB 111 INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL FABRICATION 1
ELCT 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 3 1
TECN 111 TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING 3
TECN 131 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES I 2 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
CADD 213 INTRODUCTION TO SOLIDWORKS 1 3
DFAB 121 DIGITAL FABRICATION I 1 3
ELCT 115 FABRICATION PROCESS FOR ELECTRONICS 2
ELCT 121 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS 1 4
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 4
 Hours16
Second Year
Fall Semester
DFAB 211 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AND 3D SCANNING 1 3
DFAB 221 DIGITAL FABRICATION OF ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS 1 3
ELCT 221 MICROCONTROLLERS 1 4
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
PHYC 150 GENERAL PHYSICS I 1 4
 Hours17
Spring Semester
CAMM 235 CAD-CAM GRAPHICS 3
DFAB 231 DIGITAL FABRICATION CAPSTONE 4
ENGL 164 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 3
PSYH 151
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
or INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3
Arts and Humanties Elective 3
 Hours16
 Total Hours64
1

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

2

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.

3

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Arts and Humanities Elective

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254GHISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 251AMERICAN LITERATURE I3
ENGL 252AMERICAN LITERATURE II3
ENGL 253GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD LITERATURE3
ENGL 254GINTRODUCTION TO HISPANIC LITERATURE3
ENGL 255INTRODUCTION TO FICTION3
ENGL 257GINTRODUCTION TO POETRY3
ENGL 259GINTRODUCTION TO DRAMA3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 261GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: ANCIENT WORLD TO THE RENAISSANCE3
HUMS 262GINTRODUCTION TO GREAT BOOKS: EARLY MODERN TO THE 20TH CENTURY3
HUMS 271GINTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY3
HUMS 274FILM APPRECIATION3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Program Contact(s):

Scott Zitek
440-366-7024
rzitek@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.