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    Jul 01, 2022  
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog

Mechanical Design | A.A.S.

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The Mechanical Design program provides students with the basic mathematical, scientific and engineering foundations necessary to mechanically design products for industrial, commercial and personal applications. Advanced courses include 3D solid modeling, engineering materials, applied engineering mechanics and strength of materials and machine design. The program culminates in a project in which students demonstrate the totality of their knowledge by designing a product from its original concept, through all the required design considerations and techniques, to a final design complete with engineering design analyses and drawings.

Some possible careers include ►
drafters/designers, mechanical design technicians, tool/fixture designers, sales/customer service technicians and applications engineers

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate basic competence in developing 2D and 3D engineering drawings/models;
demonstrate basic competence in engineering design and analysis using applications of mathematics, physics and engineering mechanics;
demonstrate familiarity with basic manufacturing processes;
explain the mechanical and physical properties of various engineering materials;
explain cost considerations inherent in the planning, estimating, and controlling of a design project;
design parts/products in accordance with specified design parameters, utilizing problem-solving skills as required;
explain the ethical considerations involved in the design of a product per industry standards;
demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills; and
apply effective interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Semester 1

  EGR 100S Introduction to Engineering     1 C   ►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  EGR 110S Print Reading and Sketching   2    
  ELT 110S Circuits I     3    
  MFG 120S Materials Technology     3    
  MTH 122S College Algebra   3    
  MTH 123S Trigonometry   3    
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 2

  ENG 121S Composition I     3     ►Student should apply for summer internship early in the second semester.
►Advisor to evaluate student's eligibility to graduate with CAD/CAE Certificate.
  MET 125S Applied Engineering Statics     3    
  MET 130S AutoCAD I     3    
  MFG 114S Survey of Manufacturing Processes   4    
  PHY 121S College Physics I   5    
  Credit Hours 18    

Semester 3 [Summer]

  EGR 250S Engineering Technology Capstone Project  OR 3      
  EGR 291L Internship Experience  AND  2    
  EGR 291R Internship Seminar     1    
  Credit Hours 3    

Semester 4

  MET 211S Applied Engineering Dynamics     3      
  MET 212S Applied Strength of Materials     3    
  MET 236S Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing     2    
  MET 245S Design with SolidWorks I   2    
  MGT 223S Project Management   3    
  Credit Hours 13    

Semester 5

  COM 121S Introduction to Communication     3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school.
  MET 225S Machine Design     3    
  MET 247S Design with Inventor I   2    
  PHI 123S Introduction to Ethics   3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective 1 3    
  Credit Hours 14    
  1Refer to the AAS general education requirements.      

Total Credit Hours | 63

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