Mechanical Engineering

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Downtown Campus

Curt Meyer
Instructor
253.680.7344

Bob Traufler
Career Advisor
253.680.7006

 

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon- Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Mechanical Engineering studentStudents prepare for careers as engineering technicians with an emphasis on mechanical systems. Instruction focuses on computer-aided drafting and design (CADD). Students have opportunities to work on community and college projects that may include patent application drawings and detailed machine shop production drawings. Extended learning opportunities are available with industry partners.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science: 113 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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 REQUIRED COURSEWORK

CREDITS

MET 101 Computers As An Engineering Tool
MET 103 Drawing Sheet Standards
MET 105 Orthographic Projections
MET 106 Sectional Views
MET 107 Auxiliary Views
MET 108 Principles of Dimensioning
MET 109 Annotative Scaling in AutoCAD
MET 110 Dimensioning Practices
MET 111 Tolerancing
MET 112 Basic Geometric Constructions
MET 114 Introduction to Sketching
MET 213 Paper Space, Layout, and Viewports
MET 214 Engineering Projects I
MET 215 Axonometric Drawings
MET 216 Engineering Projects II
MET 217 Career Advancement Strategies

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Students must choose one of the following options:

Option A - Machine Elements
MET 201 Machine Shop Drawings
MET 202 Threads, Fasteners, and Springs
MET 203 Gears
MET 204 Cams


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Option B - Pneumatic/Hydraulic Systems
MET 205 Pneumatic/Hydraulic Symbols
MET 206 Piping and Instrumentation Drawings
MET 207 Valve Sections
MET 208 Pump Section


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Option C - Sheet Metal Drawings
MET 209 Production Drawings
MET 210 Duct Fitting Symbols
MET 211 Flat Pattern Development
MET 212 Basic Air Flow Systems


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Certificate of Competency: 90 Credits 
Mechanical Engineering

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
90+ Level Human Relations

90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK  CREDITS
FIRST YEAR

MET 101 Computers As An Engineering Tool
MET 103 Drawing Sheet Standards
MET 105 Orthographic Projections
MET 106 Sectional Views
MET 107 Auxiliary Views
MET 108 Principles of Dimensioning
MET 109 Annotative Scaling in AutoCAD
MET 110 Dimensioning Practices
MET 111 Tolerancing
MET 112 Basic Geometric Constructions
MET 114 Introduction to Sketching
MET 201 Machine Shop Drawings
MET 213 Paper Space, Layout, and Viewports
MET 214 Engineering Projects I
MET 217 Career Advancement Strategies

 
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Certificate of Training: 52 Credits
Basic Autocad Drafting

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK

CREDITS

MET 101* Computers As An Engineering Tool
MET 103 Drawing Sheet Standards
MET 105 Orthographic Projections
MET 108* Principles of Dimensioning
MET 110* Dimensioning Practices
MET 112* Basic Geometric Construction
MET 114 Introduction to Sketching
*These courses are prerequisites to the Intermediate AutoCAD certificate program.

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Certificate of Training: 51 Credits
Intermediate Autocad Drafting

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK

CREDITS

MET 106 Sectional Views
MET 107 Auxiliary Views
MET 109 Annotative Scaling in AutoCAD
MET 111 Tolerancing
MET 213 Paper Space, Layout, and Viewports
MET 214 Engineering Projects I
MET 215 Axonometric Drawings

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