Mechanical Design

Mechanical Design Technology

Program: 10-606-1
  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms
  • 68 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Fall
  • Description
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  • Admissions Information
  • Flexible Learning

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Mechanical design technicians, under the direction of engineering staff members, help develop and test products, calculate strength and cost of materials, make drawings to scale, and work on prototypes and product improvement. Students work on acquiring high-level drafting skills and utilize Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software. They learn to construct and revise engineering working drawings and tooling drawings; research and apply information for parts and materials; and specify appropriate tolerances, materials, and other engineering data. Mechanical designers work on teams that focus on continuous improvement, Six Sigma initiatives, and lean manufacturing efforts.


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ENROLLMENT PROCESS

After you are admitted to your program you will meet with your Advisor to plan your first-semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, discuss placement assessment results and complete any additional enrollment requirements.

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM INCLUDE:

Approximate Costs

  • $140 per credit (resident)
  • $205 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc) Details here.

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Mechanical Design Technology classes are offered during the day, Monday through Friday and also night classes are available to help accommodate your busy lifestyle.

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