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Mechanical Software Technician METECH.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 17 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2022

What is the program about?

The Mechanical Software Technician short term certificate introduces students to the field of mechanical engineering including using the latest versions of computer-aided drafting software. All courses are part of the Mechanical Engineering Technology associate degree.

Program Outcomes

  • Function effectively as part of a design team.
  • 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 tools.

Career Opportunities

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


Course Title Credits
MET 1161 Advanced Analytical Tools for Engineering Technology 1
MET 1231 Introduction to Drafting & Design using Inventor 4
MET 1241 Principles of Engineering 2
MET 1301 SolidWorks Basics 4
CAM 1109 (Fundamentals of Tooling & Machining) OR MET 1111 (Preparatory Math for Engineering Technology) OR MET 1151 (Guitar Manufacturing using Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Concepts) 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.