MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY A.A.S.

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of mechanical design and drafting, with an in-depth course of study in the technological aspects of the design profession.

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PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Accurately and efficiently create 2D and 3D production drawings using CAD technology.
  • Use traditional machine tools and computer numerical control technology (CNC) to manufacture production parts following industry standards and safety protocols.
  • Use knowledge of production tools and equipment, mechanical part design, production planning and work flow methods, and quality assurance tools and techniques, to perform design calculations and evaluate and resolve engineering design and manufacturing issues.
  • Create professional technical written documents and effectively communicate technical information to appropriate audiences.
  • Demonstrate professional responsibility: work effectively as a member of a project team; meet deadlines; show respect for coworkers; provide stewardship of resources, equipment and facilities.

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

CAD designer, machine designer, tool designer, Architectural/mechanical drafter, engineering technician, mechanical designer, tool design, quality assurance, CNC machining.

TRANSFER INFORMATION

Students should consult their advisor and/or the transfer counselor in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for information on transfer planning. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
MATH 102 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) * 3
ENGR 103 Manufacturing Processes and Materials 3
MMT 101 Machine Tools I 3
ENGR 126 Computer Aided Design 4
16
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102
OR
ENGL 207
Freshman English II
OR
Technical Writing
3
MATH 104
OR
MATH 114
College Algebra and Trigonometry (or higher) **
OR
Technical Math (or higher) **
3
MMT 102 Machine Tools II 4
ENGR 228 Solid Modelling 3
Technical Concentration Elective * 3
16
THIRD SEMESTER
PHYS 103 General Physics I 4
MMT 221 Tool and Die Design 4
ENGR 207 Quality Assurance 3
Behavioral /Social Science Elective 3
Technical Concentration Elective * 3
17
FOURTH SEMESTER
ENGR 203 Applied Statics and Strength of Materials 3
Technical Concentration Elective * 4
Technical Concentration Elective * 4
Art Elective (ART 103, ART 112 or ART 113) 3
Health or Physical Education 1
15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 64

* The courses listed in concentrations that follow must be used to fulfill degree requirements
** MATH 112, 115 or 115 will not fulfill requirements