Engineering, Design, & CAD
Engineers create the future and make our life easier and more efficient. Some of the greatest advancements in modern society have been achieved thanks to ingenuity of engineers. Engineers design bridges, cars, products, buildings, and more. The high-paying, high-demand engineering field is still growing. Students who become proficient in basic engineering concepts, design skills, and a variety of CAD software have an advantage on their college and job applications.
Students who successfully complete this program learn to think like an engineer, design creatively, and create a blueprint using CAD software on state-of-the-industry computers. Students also learn to use advanced engineering and architectural software packages such as AutoCAD, Inventor, NX, and CATIA.
To Be Successful
Successful students in this program usually have strong academics, team work skills, and have the ability to problem solve and think creatively.
Business Professionals of America (BPA)
Note: Additional education may be required.
- Survey Technician
- Urban Planner
- Civil Engineer
- Interior Designer
High School Credit*
*The LISD TECH Center recommends the academic credit listed. Credit can only be awarded by local districts.
- 1.0 4th Math
- 1.0 Visual, Performing, & Applied Arts
- 0.5 English Language Arts
- 1.0 3rd Science (in lieu of)
- 1.0 World Languages (in lieu of)
- 1.0 Online Learning Experience
College Credit Opportunities*
*College credit can only be awarded by the college or university. Certain requirements must be met outside of completing the program.
- Baker College
- Davenport University
- Ferris State University
- Jackson College
- School Craft
- Siena Heights University
- Precision 661 - CAD Mechanical Design I
- Precision 662 - CAD Mechanical Design II
- AutoCAD Software
- Precision 663 - CAD Mechanical Design III
- Precision 615 - Engineering Technology
- NX Software
Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying Engineering
Architect, Architectural Engineering, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Robotics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering
Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Engineering Design Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Design Engineering Technology
Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science And Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture
Industrial Operations Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology, Product Design Engineering Technology, Surveying Engineering, Plastic Engineering Technology, Rubber Engineering Technology, Welding Engineering Technology, CAD Drafting, Architecture Technology
Accessible Video Transcript - Nathan Sprague CAD Testimonial
Hear from program graduate Robon Edwards from Adrian Public Schools on how this program prepared him for a career in engineering.
Kim Benson has over 10 years of industry experience and is an LISD Teacher of the Year award recipient. She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Technology degrees from Eastern Michigan University.