Design Technology

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2577)

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Organize and print different types of views used in mechanical design.
  • Evaluate multiple mechanical drawings for correct form and fit.
  • Evaluate and analyze mechanical drawings for errors.

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Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENGR 101 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING CAREERS 1
ENGR 110 ENGINEERING DESIGN AND GRAPHICS 3
ARCH 200
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
or INTRO TO CAD/CAM SYSTEMS
3
MATH 104 TRIGONOMETRY 3
 Units10
Second Semester
ARCH 205
ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL CAD
or CAD MECHANICAL DESIGN I
3
ELEC 111 DC CIRCUIT PRINCIPLES2
 Units5
Third Semester
ELEC 116 AC CIRCUIT PRINCIPLES2
 Units2
Fourth Semester
ELEC 118 AC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS AND COMPUTER SIMULATION2
Select 6 units from electives 6
 Units8
 Total Units25
Electives
CAD 223CAD DETAILING AND DIMENSIONING3
CAD 224CAD MECHANICAL DESIGN II3
CAD 272SOLID MODELING II3
CAD 276TECHNICAL COMPUTER IMAGING AND ANIMATION I3