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The engineering design graphics technology associate of applied science degree program prepares graduates for entry-level careers as engineering design technicians. Courses within the program include technical design graphics applications, computer-aided design software and programming, solid modeling design, applied strength of materials, statics, technical specialty courses, and general academic courses.
The engineering design graphics technology associate of applied science degree is awarded for successful completion of the 62-69 semester credit hours required in degree plans. Students may specialize in architectural engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology or metal building drafting and design. Students desiring a less comprehensive program may consider the computer-aided design operator/drafting certificate. This certificate program includes 30 semester credit hours of required technical courses.
Graduates of the engineering design graphics technology associate of applied science degree possess the technical skills and knowledge to perform essential design layout, prepare supporting documentation, and create finished engineering documentation for production in the engineering, construction, or manufacturing industries. A wide variety of employment opportunities are available
The general education core and many technical courses will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.
|ENGL||1301||Composition and Rhetoric I||3|
|MCHN||1319||Manufacturing Mat. & Processes||3|
|DFTG1||1309||Basic Computer-Aided Drafting||3|
|METL||1301||Introduction to Metallurgy||3|
|DFTG1||2319||Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting||3|
|ENGL||2311||Technical Communications OR||3|
|ENGL||1302||Composition and Rhetoric II|
|KINE||Any physical activity course||1|
TOTAL Credits for First Year:
|PHYS||1401||General Physics I||4|
|DFTG||2335||Advanced Technologies in Mechanical Design & Drafting||3|
|IEIR3||1310||Motor Controls OR||3|
|ENTC||1423||Strength of Materials||4|
|DFTG3||2336||CAD Programming OR||3|
|INMT4||1311||Computer Integrated Manufacturing OR|
|ENTC6||2380||Cooperative Education OR||3|
|DFTG6||2338||Final Project - Advanced Drafting|
TOTAL Credits for Second Year:
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