Provides hands-on technical skills required in workplaces through computer- and laboratory-based practice, and a core of related courses such as physics, mathematical applications, and introduction to engineering. Students will be provided experiences with CAD programs and applications through taking a core of design and drafting courses. Includes exposure to a wide variety of drafting specialties utilizing current design software. The math and physics courses ease the transfer of students to a 4-year institute for completion of a Bachelor of Engineering Technology.
- Describe the theories and principles of physics in the areas of mechanics.
- Apply standard methods of mathematical analysis including Trigonometry or Statistics, Intermediate Algebra, and College Algebra.
- Demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment in order to successfully follow an engineering design process and/or build a prototype.
- Develop knowledge of career opportunities and demonstrate the technical skills required by industry.
- Demonstrate professional ethics appropriate to the field of engineering and technology.
- Use drafting principles to read and comprehend blueprint of a component.
- Demonstrate the ability to create a solid component using 3-D CAD software program.
- Design Technician
- CAD Technician
- Engineering Design Technician
- CAD Operator/Drafter
- Engineer Drafter
See General Education Requirements for details.
Electives: Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees require a minimum of 60 credits for graduation. Complete additional 100-level, or higher, courses to complete the requirements for this degree.