Mechanical Engineering Technology

If you want an exciting career on the cutting edge of technology with excellent growth potential, then Mechanical Engineering Technology is the stepping stone to your future. Graduates from Mechanical Engineering Technology find jobs in Drafting, Manufacturing and Fabrications.

The Mechanical Engineering Technology prepares graduates for employment as mechanical technicians. Typical assignments would include assisting in the design, development, testing and repair or mechanical equipment. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and mechanical principles.

Coursework includes applied mechanics, manufacturing methods and processes, computer usage, computer-aided drafting, mathematics, physics, and oral and written communications. The courses will stress critical thinking, planning, and problem solving.

Graduates of the curriculum will find employment opportunities in the diversified branches of the mechanical field. Mechanical engineering technicians are employed in many types of manufacturing, fabrication, research and development, and service industries.

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Mechanical Engineering Technology Courses

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY A.A.S. PROGRAM COURSES Credits Contact
Hours
Fall I
COM 110 Intro to Communication 3 3
DFT 111 Technical Drafting I 2 4
DFT 111A Technical Drafting I Lab 1 3
DFT 151 CAD I 3 5
MAT 121 Algebra/Trig I 3 4
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 3 5
15 24
Spring I
DFT 112 Technical Drafting II 2 4
DFT 112A Technical Drafting II Lab 1 3
DFT 154 Intro Solid Model/Render 3 5
MEC 110 Introduction to CAD/CAM 2 3
MEC 145 Manufacturing Materials I 3 5
PHY 131 Physics/Mechanics 4  5
15 25
Summer I
DFT 211 Gears, Cams, & Pulleys 2 4
DFT 254  Interm Solid Model/Render  3 5
ENG 111  Writing and Inquiry  3  3
Mechanical Engineering Elective 2-4
10-12 12+
Fall II
DDF 211 Design Process I 4 7
EGR 251  Statics 3 4
ELC 111 Intro to Electricity 3 4
Humanities / Fine Arts Elective 3 3
Mechanical Engineering Elective 2-4
15-17 18+
Spring II
DDF 212 Design Process II 4 7
DFT 231 Jig and Fixture Design 2 3
EGR 252 Strength of Materials 3 4
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics I 3 5
Social / Behavioral Science Elective 3 3
15  22
Engineering Technology Electives
Choose a minimum of 4 hours from the following:
ATR 112 Intro to Automation  3  5
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 4
CSC 133 C Programming 3 5
CSC 151 Java Programming  3 5
ELC 113 Basic Wiring I 4 8
ELC 125 Diagrams and Schematics 2 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 2
MAC 121 Intro to CNC 2 2
MAC 124 CNC Milling 2 4
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 2 4
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) Plate/Pipe 4 8

 

Mechanical Engineering Technology CAD Drafting Diploma

CAD Drafting Diploma

The CAD drafting diploma program prepares graduates for employment as mechanical technicians. Typical assignments would include assisting in the design, development, testing and repair of mechanical equipment. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and mechanical principles.

CAD DRAFTING DIPLOMA PROGRAM COURSES Credits Contact
Hours
Fall I
COM 110 Intro to Communication 3 3
DFT 111 Technical Drafting I 2 4
DFT 111A Technical Drafting I Lab 1 3
DFT 151 CAD I 3 5
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3 4
MEC 111 Machine Processes I 3 5
15 24
Spring I
DFT 112 Technical Drafting II 2 4
DFT 112A Technical Drafting II Lab 1 3
DFT 154 Intro Solid Model/Render 3 5
MEC 110 Introduction to CAD/CAM 2 3
MEC 145 Manufacturing Materials I 3 5
PHY 131 Physics/Mechanics 4 5
15 25
Summer I
DFT 211 Gears, Cams & Pulleys 2 4
DFT 254 Intermed Solid Model/Render 3 5
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2 2
10 14

Mechanical Engineering Technology CAD Drafting Certificate

CAD Drafting Certificate

The CAD drafting certificate program prepares graduates for employment as drafting technicians.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COURSES Credits Contact
Hours
Fall I
DFT 111 Technical Drafting I 2 4
DFT 111A Technical Drafting I Lab 1 3
DFT 151 CAD I 3 5
6 12
Spring I
DFT 112 Technical Drafting II 2 4
DFT 112A Technical Drafting II Lab 1 3
DFT 154 Intro to Solid Modeling 3 5
6 12