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Mechanical Design/CAD

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0270

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from: EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics)

 

Area C — 

Science

3

 

(PHY 101 recommended)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Total General Education Requirements:

18

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

CAD 116 Basic AutoCAD

3

CAD 117 Intermediate AutoCAD

4

CAD 118 Advanced AutoCAD

4

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

ENG 120 Engineering Graphics

3

MEC 105 Processes and Materials

3

MEC 220 Elements of Machine Design

3

MEC 230 Statics and Strength of Materials

3

Additional CAD, FME, MEC, or MFG courses; contact Advising Services for a list of acceptable courses

16

Total Major Requirements:

42


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60



*Students may take a Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

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