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Academic Programs

Mechanical Design Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Mechanical Design Technology Major

Possible occupations for graduates: engineering assistant, mechanical engineer technician, industrial engineer technician, quality control technician, material testing technician, and technical salesperson.

Curriculum

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • CAD 140 Technical Drawing, 3 cr
  • EGR 127 Introduction to Computer Programming, 2 cr
  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
  • MEC 111 Materials for Industry, 3 cr
  • MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I, 3 cr
    or
    MTH 163 Precalculus I, 3 cr
  • SDV Student Development, 1 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Second Semester

  • CAD 241 Parametric Solid Modeling I, 3 cr
  • ECO 120 Survey of Economics, 3 cr
  • MEC 112 Processes of Industry, 3 cr
  • MTH 104 Applied Technical Mathematics II, 3
    or
    MTH 164 Precalculus II a, 3 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Third Semester

  • CAD 225 Machine Drawing and Design, 3 cr
  • CAD 242 Parametric Solid Modeling II, 3 cr
  • EGR 130 Statics and Strengths of Materials for Engineering Technology, 5 cr
  • PHY 201 General College Physics I, 4 cr
  • Technical Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Fourth Semester

  • EGR 245 Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics, 3 cr
  • EGR 247 Mechanics of Materials Laboratory, 1 cr
  • EGR 285 Capstone Project, 1 cr
  • HLT/PED Health/Physical Education Elective, 2 cr
  • MEC 211 Machine Design I, 4 cr
  • PHY 202 General College Physics II, 4 cr
    or
    Technical Elective, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 17-18

Total credits required: 65-66