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Catalog 2016-2017
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
   
 
    
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Graphics Mechanical Design Emphasis, AAS-T


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107 CREDITS

Admission Dates: Fall, Spring

Program Mission: The Engineering Graphics Mechanical Design Emphasis AAS-T degree prepares students for careers with mechanical engineering firms (e.g.: aeronautics, aerospace, medical, industrial manufacturing, etc.). Technicians are needed to translate the rough sketches, layouts, 3D design models, CAD designs, and written specifications of the engineer or designer into drawings and CAD databases showing the complete details and specifications for the finished product.

Graduates are trained in engineering graphics with a design emphasis to work for companies which manufacture machinery, electrical equipment, computers and fabricated products.

Engineering Graphics Mechanical Design Emphasis AAS-T degree graduates will:

  • be prepared for a range of entry level positions in the mechanical engineering field with the ability to be independent and self-directed
  • identify the elements and principles of mechanical design
  • complete comprehensive design projects
  • demonstrate industry ready skills and basic drafting fundamentals, concepts and techniques
  • exhibit analytical thought, informed judgment, and ethical behavior
  • produce a professional resume, cover letter, and industry ready portfolio
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Technical Elective - 4 Credits


The technical elective course can be taken any quarter as long as prerequisites for the chosen course are met. Recommended technical elective courses include:

Academic Core Requirements - 25 Credits


Total Program Credits: 107


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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