Applied Engineering Technology - Mechanical Design (A40130D)

Curriculum Description:
A course of study that prepares students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to solve technical problems in various types of industry. The course work emphasizes analytical and problem-solving skills. The curriculum includes courses in safety, math, physics, electricity, engineering technology, and technology-specific specialty areas. Graduates should qualify for employment in a wide range of positions in research and development, manufacturing, sales, design, inspection, or maintenance. Employment opportunities exist in automation, computer, electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering fields, where graduates will function as engineering technicians.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Degree Course and Hour Requirements:  70-71 Semester Hours Credit


I.      General Education Courses (15-16 SHC)

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30003
HUM 110Technology and Society30003
Select one of the following:
MAT 121Algebra/Trigonometry I22003
MAT 171Pre-Calculus Algebra32004
Select one of the following:
COM 231Public Speaking30003
ENG 114Professional Research and Reporting30003
Select one of the following:
PSY 150General Psychology30003
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology30003

II.     Major Courses (17-22 SHC)    
        A.  Technical Core

ISC 112Industrial Safety20002
Select one of the following:
CIS 110Introduction to Computers22003
EGR 125Appl Software for Tech12002

        B. Program Major Courses

DFT 119Basic CAD12002


ELC 131Circuit Analysis I33004


HYD 110Hydraulics/ Pneumatics I23003

        Motors and Controls:

ELC 117Motors and Controls26004


MEC 110Intro to CAD/CAM12002

        C. Other Major Courses (36 SHC):

Select 36 credit hours from the following:
BPR 111Blueprint Reading12002
DDF 211Design Process I12002
DDF 212Design Process II16004
DFT 111Technical Drafting I13002
DFT 121Intro to GD&T12002
DFT 154Intro Solid Modeling23003
DFT 189Emerging Tech in CAD12002
DFT 211Gears, Cams & Pulleys13002
DFT 254Intermediate Solid Model / Render23003
EGR 285Design Project04002
ISC 212Metrology12002
MEC 161Manufacturing Processes I30003
MEC 180Engineering Materials23003

DEVELOPMENTAL REQUIREMENTS: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DRE-096, DRE-097, DRE-098