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Mechanical Problem Solver MEPROB.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 30 - 31 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2024

What is the program about?

The Mechanical Problem Solver Certificate will prepare students with the fundamentals of mechanical engineering technology to begin working in industry. All courses are part of the Mechanical Engineering Technology AAS degree program.

Program Outcomes

  • Conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results.
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments, and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline.
  • Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline.
  • Function effectively as a member of a technical team

Career Opportunities

The mechanical problem solver certificate prepares students for entry-level hands-on mechanical jobs in manufacturing, mechanical engineering, or related fields.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair courses will transfer to other institutions.


Course Title Credits
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1580 (Precalculus) OR MAT 1470 (College Algebra) AND MAT 1570 (Analytic Geometry & Trigonometry) 5 - 6
MET 1111 Preparatory Math for Engineering Technology 3
MET 1161 Software Tools for Engineering Technology 1
MET 1231 (Introduction to Engineering Design Using 3D CAD) OR MET 1301 (SolidWorks Basics) 4
MET 2151 Material Science 4
MET 2201 Statics 3
PHY 1141 College Physics I 4
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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.