Prepare for your engineering and design career through this program. Then, work in an engineering office environment at structural engineering companies, manufacturing firms, architectural firms, refineries, construction companies.
Learn drawing and design skills to use as a mechanical engineering technician, mechanical drafter, computer aided drafter, engineering technician, or production planner.
- Utilize parametric solid modeling software to generate 3D digital models.
- Interpret rough sketches/drawings/actual parts and transform into 2D CAD drawings according to ANSI and industry standards for the purpose of manufacture, fabrication, and/or assembly.
- Apply statics principles to evaluate forces in structural elements that comprise trusses, machines, and frames.
- Apply the engineering design process to design systems and components.
- Fabricate parts and assemblies from blueprints.
Admissions application and assessment testing in Reading, Math, and Sentence Skills are required. Your score on the test and/or your previous transcripts will determine where you begin your course sequence. Contact Admissions at 360.752.8345 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with academic planning.
Degree and Certificate Requirements
Engineering Technology: Mechanical Design Specialization AAS-T Degree, AAS Degree and Certificate completion requires a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and minimum grade of C/2.0 for all General Education courses.
ProgramsAssociate of Applied Science
Associate of Applied Science - Transfer