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Mechanical Drafter MEDRAFT.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 32 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2019

What is the program about?

The Mechanical Drafter certificate familiarizes students to the basics of the industrial design process, industry terminology, general practices, and latest versions of computer-aided drafting software. All courses are part of the Mechanical Engineering Technology associate degree.

Program Outcomes

  • Design in detail individual parts and components from functional sketches provided by an engineer and model them using a three-dimensional geometric modeler.
  • Communicate effectively, orally, in writing and graphically, on an interdisciplinary team as a design technician using appropriate software.
  • Function effectively as part of a design team.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with basic mechanical engineering and software design skills are in demand by mechanical design firms.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1580 Precalculus 5
MET 1231 Introduction to Drafting & Design using Inventor 4
MET 1241 Principles of Engineering 2
MET 1281 Engineering Design & Development 2
MET 1301 SolidWorks Basics 4
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
MAN 2110 (Introduction to Project Management) OR MET 1151 (Guitar Manufacturing using Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Concepts) OR MET 1331 (Unigraphics Basics) OR PHY 1141 (College Physics I) OR MET 1351 (Solid Edge Basics) OR MET 1331 (Unigraphics Basics) OR MET 1371 (CAD Concepts using AutoCAD) OR MET 2700 (Mechanical Engineering Technology Internship) 6
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.