Students following the study plan below will complete the Mechanical Design Technology associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
10-606-111 Mechanical Design-Exploring
10-606-157 SolidWorks Fund and Drawings
10-614-113 2D Essentials
10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm
10-804-118 Interm Algebra w Apps
10-809-199 Psychology Of Human Relations
* 10-890-101 College 101
10-442-153 Prototype Metal Fabrication
10-606-103 2D CAD - Advanced
10-606-122 CAD-Fabrication & Assembly
10-606-126 Geometric Dimension/Toleran
10-804-196 Trigonometry w Apps
10-806-154 General Physics 1
10-606-135 Machine Members-Strength
10-606-139 CAD-Electrical Control
10-606-158 SolidWorks Advanced
10-606-159 Materials Science
10-620-100 Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics
10-620-101 Fluids 2: Basic Hydraulics
10-620-165 Fluids 3: Inter Hydraulics
10-420-115 CNC-Mechanical Design
10-606-141 Design Problems
10-801-136 English Composition 1
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
* The credit for 10-890-101, College 101, is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.
10-660-104, DC 1: Introduction
10-660-105, DC 2: Circuits
10-660-107, AC 1: Properties
These courses provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for employment in this field.
10-420-115 CNC-MECHANICAL DESIGN...2 axis CNC; 3 axis CNC; importing files; mold making. (Prerequisites: 10-606-113, CAD; 10-606-157, Solidworks Fund and Drawings OR 10-606-164, Solidworks-Assemblies/Draw)
10-442-153 PROTOTYPE METAL FABRICATION...ferrous and non-ferrous metals, oxyacetylene gas, tungsten arc, gas metal arc, and metal fabrication.
10-606-103 2D CAD-ADVANCED ...primary and successive auxiliary views; intersections and developments; intersections of planes and dihedral angles; piercing points; angles between lines and planes; revolutions; vectors. (Prerequisite: 10-606-113, CAD)
10-606-111 MECHANICAL DESIGN EXPLORING ...philosophy/organization/procedure of the Mechanical Design Technology Program, brief overview of the engineering profession by involvement in a design project to illustrate basic concepts/methods of machine design.
10-606-113 CAD (COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING) ...computer aided drafting using AutoCAD software focusing on template settings; creating and manipulating layers; basic drawing, editing, and inquiry commands; blocks and attributes; and plotting. (Corequisites: 10-607-119, Intro to Civil Engineering Technology OR 10-606-119, Technical Sketching OR 10-614-113, 2D Essentials)
10-606-122 CAD-FABRICATION & ASSEMBLY ...sheet metal drawings as applied to brackets, enclosures & guarding; welding drawings; threads & fasteners; stock components; working drawing documentation. (Prerequisite: 10-606-113, CAD)
10-606-126 GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING/TOLERANCING ...review of standard dimensioning, datums, material condition symbols, tolerances of form and profile, tolerances of orientation and run out, location tolerances and virtual condition. [Prerequisites: 10-606-113, CAD; OR 10-606-157, Solidworks Fund and Drawings OR (10-606-162, Solidworks Fundamentals; and 10-606-163, Solidworks Intermediate; and 10-606-164, Solidworks Assemblies/Draw)]
10-606-135 MACHINE MEMBERS-STRENGTH ...force analysis, moments, truss and frame analysis, simple stress, properties of materials, joint design, centroids and moments of inertia, beam design, shafting design, combined stresses, columns. (Prerequisites: 10-806-154, General Physics 1; 10-804-196, Trigonometry w Apps)
10-606-139 CAD-ELECTRICAL CONTROL ...draw block and flow diagrams, logic diagrams; introduction to programmable control; fundamentals of electronics; motors and control circuits; sheet metal chassis and panel drawings. (Prerequisite: 10-606-113, CAD)
10-606-141 DESIGN PROBLEMS ...data gathering, mathematics, document standard practices, project management and teamwork. [Prerequisites: 10-606-126, Geometric Dimensioning/Tol; 10-606-135, Machine Members-Strength; 10-606-103, 2D CAD Adv; (10-606-158, Solidworks Adv OR 10-606-160, Solidworks Sheet Metal AND 10-606-166, Solidworks Loft & Surface)]
10-606-143 MECHANISMS ...study of motion, vector equations and sense notation, basic motion concepts, kinematic drawing and displacement, velocities in mechanisms, accelerations in mechanisms, CAM motions, and gear trains. (Prerequisites: 10-806-154, General Physics 1; 10-606-113, CAD; 10-804-196, Trigonometry w Apps)
10-606-157 SOLIDWORKS FUNDAMENTALS AND DRAWINGS ...terminology, software operation and interface basics, creating basic models, creating casting and forging models, revolved features, Solidworks drawing environment and fully dimensioned orthographic drawings. (Corequisite: 10-606-119, Sketching-Technical, OR 10-614-113, 2D Essentials Sketching-Technical; Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows file management)
10-606-158 SOLIDWORKS ADVANCED ...sweeps, equations, configurations, draft, base and derived parts, assemblies, assembly drawings, auxiliary, section and special views, sheet metal, lofting, surfacing, and core and cavity. (Prerequisite: 10-606-157, Solidworks Fund and Drawings OR 10-606-163, Solidworks-Intermediate)
10-606-159 MATERIALS SCIENCE ...engineering materials, material selection, the relationship between material structure and properties, and failure analysis for design improvement. Materials covered include: metallic, polymeric, ceramic, and composite/exotic.
10-614-113 2D ESSENTIALS ... an introduction to technical communication, annotation, geometric construction, model, orthographic and pictorial, section and auxiliary views and dimensioning.
10-620-100 FLUIDS 1: BASIC PNEUMATICS ...what fluid power is, differentiate between hydraulics and pneumatics, implement basic pneumatic circuits, utilize schematics, apply Pascal's Law, define properties of fluids, implement airflow control and hydraulics cylinder circuits.
10-620-101 FLUIDS 2: BASIC HYDRAULICS ...hydraulic pumps, basic hydraulics actuator circuits, hydraulic schematics, apply Pascal's Law, summarize the effects of fluids friction, define properties of hydraulic energy, design hydraulic circuits with directional control valves. (Corequisite: 10-620-100, Fluids 1: Basic Pneumatics)
10-620-165 FLUIDS 3: INTERMEDIATE HYDRAULICS ...design of cylinder actuating circuits with pressure-compensated flow control valves, how to control pressure, pilot-operated check valve applications, accumulator operation and application, hydraulic motor types and applications. (Corequisite: 10-620-101, Fluids 2: Basic Hydraulics)
10-801-196 ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ...the communication process, perception and self-concept, language, listening, nonverbal communication, interpersonal relationships, communication in groups and public communication; prepare and deliver an oral presentation. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer- Reading =55 and Accuplacer Sentence Skills=60 OR ACT- Reading =15 and ACT English=16 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-804-118 INTERM ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS ...algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Algebra=61 or ACT-Math 21 or 10-834-110, Elem Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better or equivalent AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 4 cr.
10-809-199 PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS ...decision making, motivation, conflict resolution, learning strategies, growth and adjustment, diversity, psychological theories, relationships, psychological disorders, stress, career analysis, social psychology, and lifespan development. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs. 1 cr.
10-804-196 TRIGONOMETRY WITH APPLICATIONS ...topics include circular functions, graphing of trigonometry functions, identities, equations, trigonometric functions of angles, inverse functions, solutions of triangles complex numbers, DeMoivre's Theorem, polar coordinates, and vectors. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-CM=63 or ACT-Math 24 or 10-804-118, Intermediate Alg w/ Apps with "C" or better AND Accuplacer Reading=55 or ACT Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Introduction to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-806-154 GENERAL PHYSICS 1 ...applications/theory of basic physics principles: problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications including unit conversion and analysis, vectors, translational and rotational kinematics/dynamics, heat/temperature, and harmonic motion and waves. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Reading = 80 OR ACT-Reading = 17 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills AND Accuplacer Arithmetic=65 OR ACT Math=15 OR 10-834-109, Pre-Algebra w “C” or better or equivalent) 4 cr.
10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills =75 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 77-851-759; BE Communication Prep IIB OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-809-172 INTRO TO DIVERSITY STUDIES...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills= 60 AND Accuplacer-Reading =55 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.