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Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology

Mechanical Design

Program: 10-606-1

  • Associate Degree
  • 4 Terms
  • 66 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts Fall

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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.

Mechanical Design and Engineering Technology

NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.

 

ADMISSIONS TO DO's

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PROGRAM TO DO's

Work with your Academic Advisor to:

  • Schedule a Program Advising Session to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

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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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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.