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Engineering Technology

Award Type: Associate in Science

The associate degree in engineering technology provides a background for employment as a technician or engineering assistant in support of and under the direction of a professional engineer. The major industries of mining, construction, petroleum, manufacturing, transportation, communications, and public utilities require engineering technologists.

The graduate of the Associate in Science in Engineering Technology will:

  • Develop graphic communication skills including orthographic projection; detail and assembly drawings; auxiliaries; sections; dimensioning; and surface development.
  • Be able to use computer-aided drafting and design CADD software to create, modify, delete, transfer, and plot graphic files used to produce complete engineering drawings.
  • Develop familiarity with the principles and application of engineering drawing, including, freehand sketching, pictorial drawings, engineering lettering, dimensioning, sections, auxiliary, surface finish, standard and geometric tolerancing, threads, and fasteners.
  • Develop the ability to use advanced technical drawing techniques on a CAD system to solve design component problems requiring details and assemblies.

Program Requirements

A major of 24 units is required for the degree.

Course Number Course Title Units
CS 111 Fundamentals of Programming 1 4.0
ET 100 Computer Aided Drafting and Design 3.0
ET 140 Engineering Drawing 3.0
ET 145 Advanced Engineering Drawing 3.0
ET 117 Print Reading and Interpretation 3.0
PHYS 141 General Physics 1 4.0
PHYS 142 General Physics 2 4.0

General Education Requirements

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