May 17, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
  
College Catalog 2021-2022

Mechanical Engineering Technology Certificate


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Certificate of Completion: 33 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter Quarter

This program prepares students for entering the mechanical design profession, working for manufacturing and product development companies close to mechanical engineering and design of products like planes, cars, heavy machinery, consumer products and pretty much anything you can think of that assembles. Students take classes at night or online so that they can have maximum flexibility. When students are finished with the program, they will be able to create complete product data packages, also known as production drawing packages, according to ASME, ANSI, and ISO standards using industry standard modeling tools that most of the major manufacturing companies are using.

Students will learn how to create drawings, mechanical part and assembly models, fully define models without drawings, and design using mechanical design engineering theory and concepts. Students will also learn how to use machine element, manufacturing process, and mathematical and material information to analyze mechanical designs and provide proof of concepts.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Produce Data Packages (DP’s) that achieve full product definition for mechanical products.
  • Apply emerging design technologies to mechanical design.
  • Apply mechanical design principles, mathematics, materials, and manufacturing process knowledge to design and test a mechanical assembly along a single digital thread.
  • Organize and produce geometric & non-geometric engineering data using spreadsheet software, windows file organization, and cloud storage organization.

Program Requirements


Below is the course sequence for students who enter in Fall (Evening) Quarter. The course sequence for other entry points may vary. 

GPA Requirements


  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each course: 2.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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