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.

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Students 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 Prerequisite: COMPASS Pre-algebra 55 and Reading 80 or approved transition from basic studies

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer Degree: 118 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS   CREDITS
MATH& 141 Precalculus I  
    -or- 5
MATH& 142 Precalculus II  
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communications  
    -or- 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications  
    -or-  
PSYC& 100 General Psychology  
    Humanities or Natural Science Electives (Two Courses) 10
HIST 101 History of Science and Technology, or  
*Transferable CTC commonly numbered humanities distribution course or  transferable CTC commonly numbered physics or chemistry course.

ENGINEERING CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimension Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Intro to Engineering Graphics 3

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
  MET 105 Orthographic Projections 7
  MET 106 Sectional Views 5
  MET 107 Auxiliary Views 5
  MET 108 Principles of Dimensioning 4
  MET 110 Dimensioning Practices 7
  MET 111 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 5
  MET 112 Basic Geometric Constructions 6
  MET 114 Introduction to Sketching 5
  MET 214 Engineering Projects I 7
  MET 215 Axonometric and Oblique Projections 5
  MET 216 Engineering Projects II 7
ELECTIVE COURSEWORK OPTIONS: (Students must choose one option listed below.)
  Option A  
  MET 201 Machine Shop Drawings 4
  MET 202 Threads, Fasteners, and Springs 3
  MET 203 Gears 4
  MET 204 Cams 4
         
  Option B
  MET 205 Pneumatic/Hydraulic Symbols 3
  MET 206 Piping and Instrumentation Drawings 4
  MET 207 Valve Sections 4
  MET 208 Pump Sections 4
         
  Option C
  MET 209 Production Drawings 4
  MET 210 Duct Fitting Symbols 3
  MET 211 Flat Pattern Development 5
  MET 212 Basic Air Flow Systems 3

Associate in Applied Science Degree: 108 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS  CREDITS
MATH& 141 Precalculus I  
    -or- 5
MATH& 142 Precalculus II  
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communications  
    -or- 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communications  
    -or-  
PSYC& 100 General Psychology  
ENGINEERING CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
AMATH 170 Engineering Foundational Mathematics 5
ENGR 105 CAD - Two Dimension Fundamentals 5
ENGR 106 Intro to Engineering Technology 2
ENGR 107 Intro to Engineering Graphics 3
REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS 
  MET 105 Orthographic Projections 7
  MET 106 Sectional Views 5
  MET 107 Auxiliary Views 5
  MET 108 Principles of Dimensioning 4
  MET 110 Dimensioning Practices 7
  MET 111 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing 5
  MET 112 Basic Geometric Constructions 6
  MET 114 Introduction to Sketching 5
  MET 214 Engineering Projects I 7
  MET 215 Axonometric and Oblique Projections 5
  MET 216 Engineering Projects II 7
ELECTIVE COURSEWORK OPTIONS:  (Students must choose one option listed below.)
  Option A  
  MET 201 Machine Shop Drawings 4
  MET 202 Threads, Fasteners, and Springs 3
  MET 203 Gears 4
  MET 204 Cams 4
         
  Option B
  MET 205 Pneumatic/Hydraulic Symbols 3
  MET 206 Piping and Instrumentation Drawings 4
  MET 207 Valve Sections 4
  MET 208 Pump Sections 4
         
  Option C
  MET 209 Production Drawings 4
  MET 210 Duct Fitting Symbols 3
  MET 211 Flat Pattern Development 5
  MET 212 Basic Air Flow Systems 3