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    Lone Star College System
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Engineering Design Technology


 

The Engineering Design Technology Associate of Applied Science degree programs prepare graduates for entry-level careers as engineering or architectural designers.  Courses within the program include technical design applications, computer-aided design software, solid modeling design, applied strength of materials, statics, technical specialty courses, and general academic courses.

The Engineering Design Technology Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded for successful completion of the 60 semester credit hours required in degree plans. Students may specialize in architectural or mechanical engineering technology. Students desiring a less comprehensive program may consider the Computer-Aided Design Operator/Drafting certificate. This certificate program includes 30 semester credit hours of required technical courses. Graduates of the Engineering Design Technology Associate of Applied Science degree possess the technical skills and knowledge to perform   essential design layout, prepare supporting documentation, and create finished production drawings in the engineering, construction, or manufacturing industries. A wide variety of employment opportunities are available to graduates.

The general education core and many technical courses will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

Programs

Level 1 Certificate

Associate of Applied Science Degree