• CAD/CAM Technology

    Associate of Applied Science Degree

    This program combines training in computer-aided drafting (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM). Course work emphasizes machine tool fundamentals, computer numerical control (CNC) and computer-aided manufacturing.

    Program Outcomes

    Program outcomes include entry-level skills for employment as a CNC/CAD/CAM or manufacturing technician to provide a company with the needed computer-aided manufacturing support. The technician’s training involves the skills to support initial product design through manufacturing, including design principles, print-reading, solid modeling, CNC machine tool operations and related mathematics.


    Career opportunities may include CNC programmer and operator, CAD technician, manufacturing engineering technician and CAD/CAM technician. For information contact Mike Mattson, 503-594-3322 or mattsonm@clackamas.edu

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology

    (Oregon Tech transfer courses)

    The Manufacturing Technology Department, in partnership with Oregon Tech, offers a significant number of transferable classes into Oregon Tech’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology degree program.

    Contact the Manufacturing Department for more information, 503-594-3318.

    CAD/CAM Technology

    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 3 CREDITS OF CDT-102.
      CDT-102 Sketching & Problem Solving 
      • TAKE 3 CREDITS OF CDT-108A.
      CDT-108A Introduction to SolidWorks 
      • .
      MFG-104 Print Reading 
      • TAKE MTH-050 OR MTH-065.
      MTH-050 Technical Mathematics I 
      MTH-065 Algebra II 
      • TAKE WR-101 OR WR-121.
      WR-101 Communication Skills: Occupational Writing 
      WR-121 English Composition 
    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 3 CREDITS OF CDT-223 OR CDT-225.
      CDT-223 Inventor Fundamentals 
      CDT-225 Advanced SolidWorks 
      MFG-105 Dimensional Inspection 
      • TAKE MFG-109.
      MFG-109 Computer Literacy for Technicians 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF MFG-111.
      MFG-111 Machine Tool Fundamentals I 
      • TAKE MTH-080 OR MTH-095.
      MTH-080 Technical Mathematics II 
      MTH-095 Algebra III 
    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 3 CREDITS OF MFG-106
      MFG-106 Applied Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing for Manufacturing 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF MFG-112.
      MFG-112 Machine Tool Fundamentals II 
      MFG-221 Materials Science 
    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF MFG-113.
      MFG-113 Machine Tool Fundamentals III 
      MFG-201 CNC I: Set-Up & Operation 
      MFG-204 Computer Aided Manufacturing I 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • MFG-202 CNC II: Programming & Operation 
      MFG-205 Computer Aided Manufacturing II 
      MFG-209 Programming and Automation for Manufacturing 
      Physical Education
      Health/Physical Education
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • MFG-203 CNC III: Applied Programming &Operation 
      • TAKE 3 CREDITS OF MFG-206.
      MFG-206 Computer-Aided Manufacturing III 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF MFG-211.
      MFG-211 Machine Tool Fundamentals IV 
      • TAKE 4 CREDITS OF MFG-280.
      MFG-280 Manufacturing Technology/CWE 

    Human Relations Requirement

    • Complete the following requirement.

      ANT-102 Archaeology & Prehistory 
      ANT-103 Cultural Anthropology 
      BA-285 Human Relations in Business 
      ED-258 Multicultural Education 
      HST-101 History of Western Civilization 
      HST-102 History of Western Civilization 
      HST-103 History of Western Civilization 
      HST-201 History of the United States 
      HST-202 History of the United States 
      HST-203 History of the United States 
      PS-203 U.S. Government: State & Local Institutions 
      PS-205 International Relations 
      PSY-101 Human Relations 
      PSY-110 Psychology: An Overview 
      PSY-200 Psychology As A Natural Science 
      PSY-205 Psychology As a Social Science 
      PSY-214 Introduction to Personality 
      PSY-215 Introduction to Developmental Psychology 
      PSY-219 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 
      PSY-221 Introduction to Counseling 
      PSY-231 Introduction to Human Sexuality 
      PSY-240 Interpersonal Awareness & Growth 
      SOC-204 Introduction to Sociology 
      SOC-205 Social Stratification & Social Systems 
      SOC-206 Institutions & Social Change 
      SOC-225 Social Problems 
      COMM-100 Basic Speech Communication 
      COMM-105 Listening 
      COMM-112 Persuasive Speaking 
      COMM-126 Communication Between the Sexes 
      COMM-140 Introduction to Intercultural Communication 
      COMM-218 Interpersonal Communication 
      COMM-227 Nonverbal Communication 

    CAD/CAM Program Electives

    • Complete the following requirements.

      Electronic Systems Technology
      Geographic Information Systems
      Renewable Energy Technology
      Microelectronics Systems Tech
      Welding Technology

  • Contact our Manufacturing Technology Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Call us: 503-594-3318

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